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Reps committee tasks NASENI on security, agriculture research

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The House of Representatives Committee on National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI, has charged the agency to intensify researches on security, agriculture and infrastructure to improve forex earnings.

The Chairman of the committee, Rep.Taofik Ajilesoro (APC-Osun) made the call at the inauguration of the committee in Abuja on Thursday.

“As a matter of fact, the committee vigorously enjoins the agency to do more in their research into defense/security sector, agricultural sector and infrastructural sector.

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“This will save and bring in the much needed foreign earnings that will impact positively on the socio-economic development of our nation,” he said.

Ajilesoro promised that the committee would do everything within its power to reposition the agency to achieve its mandate, adding that the committee remained solely responsible for oversight of activities of NASENI and would not shy away from its constitutional responsibility.

The chairman stressed that the committee would employ all necessary legislative instrument readily available to reposition the agency for optimal, efficiency and effectiveness, toward achieving its set goals.

“We must have used our legislative powers as a committee and parliament to expand, deepen and creating an enduring path for a sustainable technological advanced industrial hub within the comity of Nations.

“Indeed with our wealth of experience in our various areas of endeavor, this is doable and achievable,” he said.

Reps committee tasks NASENI on security, agriculture research

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