President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate appointment of Mr. Semiu Adeniran as the new Statistician-General of the Federation and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
Prior to his appointment, Adeniran was the Director of Demographic and Household Statistics of the Bureau.
This was disclosed on Friday in a statement issued by Sufuyun Ojeifo, the Special Assistant (Media) to the Minister of State, Budget, and National Planning.
According to the statement, the new NBS CEO “has over three decades of statistical hands-on experience garnered from various local and international institutions”.
Adeniran’s takes over from the former Statistician-General, Simon Harry, who passed away on April 13, 2022.