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Statistician-General, Simon Harry dies seven months after appointment



Nigeria’s statistician-general, Simon Harry is dead.

Harry who was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in August 2021 to replace Yemi Kale as statistician-general of the federation to head the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), died seven months after his appointment.

Sunday Ichedi, head of communication & public relations department told TheCable that he died on Wednesday morning, April 13.

Before his appointment as the statistician-general of the federation, Harry was the director of corporate planning and technical coordination, department of the NBS, with almost three decades of statistical experience.

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