Tic Ilorin Center Manager


Mikaila Rilwan

Mukaila Rilwan (born on 9th December 1972) is the current Centre Manager of Technology Incubation Centre Ilorin, Kwara State. His last place of work was Technology Incubation Centre Kaduna as head of Administration. Alhaji Mukaila’s area of specialization is organizational conflict and resolution; reason why the immediate past Director General/CEO, Engr. (Dr.) Jibrin Mohammed transferred him to Technology Incubation Centre (TIC), Minna, from TIC Gusau in September, 2015 to restore peace at the centre. He was later transferred to TIC Kaduna in 2017 to carry out the same assignment. Alhaji Mukaila has strong passion for excellence and he is renowned as a professional administrator. He was appointed as the Centre Manager TIC Ilorin on 8th July, 2022.


Early Life and Education

Alhaji Mukaila Rilwan was born in Agege, Lagos State Nigeria. He attended Dairy Farm Primary and Secondary School Agege from 1979 to 1991. He also attended Adenrele High School, Ifo, Ogun State (1992 – 1993) where he obtained his Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) result. He proceeded to the Lagos State University Ojo, from 1994 – 1998 where he obtained a Bachelor Degree of Science (B.Sc) in Economics. He later obtained a Master of Business Administration (Human Resources Management) from Bayero University Kano in the year 2010.  

Professional Career

Alhaji Mukiala Rilwan was employed as an Administrative Officer II in October 2003 at Technology Business Incubation Centre, Gusau, under the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. In February 2015, he was moved to the Senior Planning Officer Cadre.


In September 15, 2015, he was transferred to Technology Incubation Centre Minna as a Principal Administrative Officer with the task of assisting the Centre Manager in formulating and interpreting government circular and ensuring effective running of the activities of the Centre as enshrined in the Public Service Rule. 


On 14th February 2017, the immediate past DG/CEO, Engr. Jibrin Moahmmed transferred him to Technology Incubation Centre Kaduna to resolve the crisis between the Centre Manager and some staff of the Centre. He successfully carried out the assignment and restored peace at the Centre. Alhaji Rilwan spent 5 years and six months at Kaduna Centre before he was appointed the 3rd substantive Centre Manager of TIC Ilorin, Kwara State.



Professional Affiliations

He is a member of the following professional organization:

  • An associate member of the Institute of Charted Economist of Nigerian  

Workshops and Trainings Attended

He has attended several trainings and workshops namely:





Centre for Management Development, LagosHuman Resource Management Workshop 2007
British Council Management Express: Brand Management 2008
NBTI/OHCSFIn House Training for Admin/Exec Officer (GD) 2009
MTCP/INTAN Bukit Kiara Kuala Lumpur MalaysiaLeadership and Organizational Management 2012
Richfolld International Ltd AbujaPerformance Improvement Training for Middle Level Admin Officers 2013
Richfolld International Ltd AbujaEffective Research/Planning Organizational Goal, Implementation and sustainable monitoring capacity building programme 2014   
TIC GusauIn-House training on ICT 2014
NBTI AbujaTwo Weeks Technology Skill Transfer for Community Incubation in Kaduna 2018
TIC Kaduna3 days in house capacity building for Staff 2018 (Kaduna)2018
NBTI AbujaTwo weeks Technology skill transfer for community in Kaduna 2019
OHCSF Workshop Asaba Delta StateAttaining purpose driven public service trough manpower 2019
NBTITwo days capacity building training for staff and entrepreneurs in North West zone 2022


He is happily married with two wives and blessed with three children. 

Mission and Vision
  • Vision

    The vision of the program is to pursue the commercialization of technologies and technical innovations using technology incubation as a tool in order to enhance the attainment of technological,industrial,social and economic competitiveness of the country and improve the quality of life of its citizens.

  • Mission

    To develop the necessary infrastructure for nurturing technology start-ups;to promote Nigeria’s indigenous potentials through value-added and technology-related activities;and to create enabling environment for effective linkage amongst technology providers,entreprenuers,capital and know how in order to accelerate the development of new enterprises.