Simon Harry
Simon Harry

JUST IN: Nigeria’s Statistician-general, Simon Harry is dead

NEWS DIGEST – 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 that the NBS chief died this morning.