Governing Board


Engr. Dr. Muideen Yomi Kasali
Executive Director

Engr. Dr. Muideen Yomi Kasali was born on March 10th, 1961 at Ijebu Itele in Ijebu East local Government Area of Ogun State, Nigeria. He attended St. Anthony’s Grammar School, Esure, Ijebu Imushin from 1973 – 1979 and obtained his West African school certificate in Grade 1. Engr. Dr. Muideen Yomi Kasali started his Engineering studies at the Nicolae Balcescu Institute of Agronomy, Bucharest Romania where he had his First degree in Land Reclamation (Soil and Water Engineering) in 1986. His undying quest for knowledge spurred him to obtain a Masters Degree in Agricultural Engineering from University of Ilorin in 2003, and a PhD in Agricultural and Biosystem Engineering from University of Ilorin in 2015. He has also attended several training courses both in Nigeria and abroad in Agricultural engineering field with specific interests in Land and Water Engineering.

A COREN Registered Engineer, He is a Fellow and member of the following professional bodies:

§  Fellow Nigerian Society of Engineers, (FNSE)

§  Fellow Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers, (FNIAE)

§  Member, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ASABE)

§  Member, International Soil Tillage Research Organization (ISTRO)

§  Member, West African Society for Agricultural Engineering (WASAE).

§  Member, Hydrological Society of Nigeria (HSN)


He joined the civil service (National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization (NCAM) in 1990 as an Agric Engineer II and rose to the position of a Director (Engineering) in 2014 before his appointment as the Acting Executive Director in 2015.

In 2017, he was appointed by the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mohammadu Buhari GCFR, as the substantive Executive Director/CEO of the National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization (NCAM) the position he holds till date. He was involved in the design and production of many agricultural equipment. Some of these equipment are: Yam heap moulding implement, 2-row cassava planter, tractor drawn 4-row seed planter, motorized hand guarded planter for peasant farmers, 4-wheel and 3-wheel 40hp and 30hp tractors, melon sheller with seed separator, and a host of other indigenous agricultural equipment for Nigerian farmers

Engr. Dr. Kasali is a Member, Ministerial Committee on Nigeria-Brazil Bilateral Development Programme from 2019 till date. He is a Member, Ministerial Committee on China-Nigeria Bilateral Cooperation on Agricultural Mechanization, and also a Member, Ministerial Committee on the Development of Policy on Agricultural Mechanization in Nigeria.

Engr. Dr. Kasali has excellent and captivating records in both Engineering and Management with over 25years experience. He strongly holds the principles of Professional Ethics and responsibility. He is an ardent scholar and prolific writer; He has written and presented several technical papers at both local and international fora.


Engr. Dr. Muideen Yomi Kasali is happily married and blessed with children.