About The Acting Chairman

About The Acting Chairman

An Acting Chairman has been appointed by the Federal Government to run the affairs of the Commission after the sudden demise of the former Chairman /CEO Prof. Simon P. Mallam in early January of 2020.

He is Engr Mukthar Sani Ali, a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in 1984. A pioneer staff of the Gamma Irradiation Facility (GIF), he joined the service in 1995 under the Sheda Science and Technology Center (SHETSCO) as an Asst. Chief Engineer. Engr Ali has undergone several trainings in his career and held various positions of responsibility including Head of Operations of the Gamma Irradiation Facility (GIF) at the Nuclear Technology Center, Sheda, F.C.T.

He rose to the rank of Director in January 2012 and  was head of Technical Services, Nuclear Technology Center (NTC), Sheda, prior to his appointment as the Acting Chairman of the Commission. His appointment takes immediate effect.