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Nigeria’s Statistician-General, Simon Harry Dies 7 months After Appointment

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Statistician General of the Federation Dr Simon Harry

The Statistician-General of the Federation, Simon Harry is dead.

Harry died on Wednesday morning in Abuja.

His death was confirmed by the Director, Communication and Public Relations Department, Ichedi Joel, on Wednesday, in Abuja

“It is not a rumor anymore, the SG is dead, he died from an illness.” Joel said.

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Recall that the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) recently debunked a report purporting that the NBS boss was dead.

Harry was appointed by President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) as the Statistician-General of the Federation in August 2021.

He replaced the former Statistician-General of the Federation, Yemi Kale, whose second term tenure of five years expired on August 16, 2021.

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