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Halilu Underscores AMTDI’s Commitment To Advancing Technological Infrastructure & Innovation In Nigeria


Jun 21, 2024

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) continues to underscore its commitment to advancing technological infrastructure and fostering innovation in Nigeria, as demonstrated by the recent visit of its Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, Mr. Khalil Suleiman Halilu, to the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Development Institute (AMTDI) in Jalingo, Taraba State.

The purpose of Halilu’s inspection visit was to engage with the management team of AMTDI, identify operational challenges, and explore potential areas for enhancement to align the institute’s goals with NASENI’s mission. AMTDI, a key institute under NASENI, focuses on the advancement of manufacturing technologies through research, development, and the dissemination of innovative solutions aimed at driving Nigeria’s industrial growth.

During his visit, Halilu evaluated the equipment and working conditions at AMTDI, emphasizing the need for a well-equipped and conducive environment to support research and development. His assessment aimed to identify critical needs and opportunities for upgrading the institute’s facilities to meet global standards.

Expressing satisfaction with AMTDI’s commitment and contributions, Halilu reiterated NASENI management’s support in providing necessary resources to enhance the capabilities of all its institutes. “The role of AMTDI in Nigeria’s technological landscape is pivotal,” Halilu stated. “Our visit today reaffirms our commitment to supporting development institutes that drive innovation in advanced manufacturing technologies. We are dedicated to addressing identified challenges and providing the support needed to elevate AMTDI and others to new heights.”

The visit included a tour of AMTDI’s facilities, where Halilu observed ongoing projects and initiatives firsthand. He commended the institute’s efforts in fostering a culture of innovation and assured continued support to achieve shared goals.

Engr. John Christopher Tanko, the Acting Managing Director of AMTDI, expressed gratitude for Halilu’s visit and highlighted the significance of management’s support. “We are honored by the EVC/CEO’s visit and his keen interest in our work,” Tanko said. “This inspection tour reinforces our confidence in your transformational leadership and commitment to our growth and development. We are dedicated to leveraging the support provided to enhance our research, improve our facilities, and contribute meaningfully to Nigeria’s industrial advancement.”

The visit marks a significant step in NASENI’s efforts to strengthen technological infrastructure and promote innovation across Nigeria.

The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Mr. Khalil Suleiman Halilu (centre) and the Acting Managing Director of Advanced Manufacturing Technology Development Institute (AMTDI), Jalingo, Taraba State, Engr. John Christopher Tanko during the EVC’s visit to the Institute recently

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