President Muhammadu Buhari approves the appointment of Simon Harry as Statistician-General of NBS


The Federal Government appointed Simon Harry as the next candidate to replace Yemi Kale, whose 5 term in office expired August 16, Harry is taking over as the new Statistician-General of the National Bureau of Statistics. It was during the week that President Muhammadu Buhari gave his approval. Buhari approval is essential to finalize and give the recommended authority to Harry as the new statistician-General of the National Bureau statistics. 

Stating, Harry's qualifications, he has approximately 29 years experience in the field of statistics. In 2019, he was appointed as the director of statistics.

Harry's contributions to the statistical office is commendable. He played a major role transforming the way the system works, he improved the structure and re-organised the statistical operations.

The news of his appointment was disclosed in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to Minister of Media and Communication, Finance, Budget and National Planning, Yunusa Abdullahi.

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