The Nigerian Government has approved the reappointment of Dr Yemi Kale as the Statistician General of the Federation.
The new appointment is for a term of five year and this is his second term having served out his first five years first tenure.
Dr Kale’s five years in NBS has been eventful as he spearheaded the rebasing of the Nigeria’s economy that elevated the country as the largest economy in Africa.
He also brought improvements in quality of statistics released by the Bureau and the timeliness of the releases.
He introduced petrol and diesel watch as well as the template for tracking the progress of the Sustenance Development Goals (SDGs).