An independent monitoring group, Coalition of Civil Society for Good Governance and Change, in their recent study and evaluation rated the National Agency for Science and Engineering as the best agency in Nigeria.
The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure under the leadership of Professor (Engr) Mohammed Sani Haruna has emerged as the best performing agency both in the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology and in the country.
The Coalition of Civil Society for Good Governance and Change, who bestowed the honour on the agency, said it undertook a systematic assessment of 17 agencies under the federal ministry of science and technology using both qualitative and quantitative methodology and found NASENI worthy for the prestigious toga.
Dr. Ifure Ataifure, Team Leader and Patriot Sabo Odeh, National Coordinator in a statement jointly signed on behalf of the group, a sample of opinion was gathered from the various departments in the agencies, the performance index of the agencies was analyzed, and indices for a proactive workforce were also taken into consideration and NASENI emerged tops from all indications for its Interventions in National Development.
He said the Agency has achieved a remarkable milestone in areas of inventions, innovations and products development through multisector interventions.
NASENI was established in 1992 by the Nigerian Federal Government of the recommendations of the White Paper Committee on the 1991 Report of a 150-member National Committee on Engineering Infrastructure comprising Scientists, Engineers, Administrators, Federal and State Civil Servants, Economists, Lawyers, Bankers and Industrialists.