The Statistician-General of the Federation, Simon Harry, is dead He died on Wednesday morning in Abuja.

Harry 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.

Harry joined the erstwhile Federal Office of Statistics as statistician 11
in 1992 and rose to the position of Director of Statistics in 2019.

Before his appointment as the Statistician-General of the Federation, he
was the Director of Corporate Planning and Technical Coordination,
department of the NBS – with almost three decades of statistical

He was born on the March 15th,1965 in Lishin–Jengre of Plateau State.