Simon Harry, the statistician-general of the federation, 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).
The rumour of his death went around at the weekend, but was debunked by the NBS.
Sunday Ichedi, head of communication & public relations department, confirmed the development to our correspondent on Wednesday,
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.
9news Nigeria prays for the repose of his soul.