ENGR. ELESA BITRUS
TEAM LEAD, SMART MODEL FARM & SNR. LEAD ADVISER ON MSP & AEHE
He is a graduate of Agricultural Mechanization from Kaduna State Polytechnic, Kaduna and holds his master’s degree from Canfi University UK.
He is a Member of the Nigeria Society of Agric Engineers, Fellow Nigeria Institution of Agricultural Engineers and He is Registered with the Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN).He has worked for over 20 years with Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and has held several positions up to the rank of a Deputy Director Mechanization. Before his retirement he led Team of Engineers from Federal Ministry of Agriculture to visit China and other countries for the certification of Foton Tractors and other brands, attend several seminars and agricultural mechanization training. During his service years, he had a practical grass root experience which he was able to contribute to the total turnaround of the Tractor Hiring Service delivery.
His keen focus since he joined the team of NAMEL has been to regroup cooperative societies nationwide to benefit from Agric initiatives by the government. He has contributed immensely in the discovering of suitable and affordable agricultural equipment for rural farmers.