From Suleiman Idris, Lagos
The Nigerian Academy of Engineering (NAE) has pronounced the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) “Outstanding Engineering Agency of the Year 2013”.
According to the Academy’s statement of award, issued last week, at a colourful event, held in Lagos, NASENI, through its Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT), programmes and projects has contributed immensely to national development and transformation agenda of the present administration in all sectors of the economy”
The immediate past president of NAE, Prof Ayo Ogunye, who conferred on NASENI the coveted Merit Award as “Outstanding Engineering Agency of the Year 2013” said the honour was in recognition of NASENI’s contribution to Engineering Research and Development (R&D) advancement in Nigeria and also its activities to uplift the image of the Engineering Academy.
Responding on behalf of the Agency on the conferment of the Award, the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, NASENI, Engr. Mohammed Sani Haruna listed the recent achievements of the agency to include among others: design and manufacturing of the first EMR100 Rotary Furnace in Nigeria, design and manufacturing of the first Made – in- Nigeria Motorcycle; NASENI M1, design and manufacturing of the first Made-In-Nigeria Tricycle (Keke- NASENI).