Buhari appoints Semiu Adeniran as Nigeria’s new Statistician-General

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, approved the appointment of Semiu Adeniran as the substantive Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

This was contained in a statement issued by Sufuyan Ojeifo, the special assistant (media) to the Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba.

The new appointment follows the demise of the former Statistician-General of the Federation, Simon Harry, on April 13, 2022.

The statement said that Mr Adeniran is a professional statistician of repute with a bias for Demography and Social Statistics. He has over three decades of statistical hands-on experience garnered from various local and international institutions.

Until his appointment, he was the Director of Demographic and Household Statistics at the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

Semiu Adeniran
National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)

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