President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Semiu Adeyemi Adeniran as the new Statistician-General of the Federation.
Adeniran will be heading the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
The appointment was made on Friday.
Adeniran has over 25 years of working experience as a Statistician in the Nigeria National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
He is presently a Deputy Director in charge of Household Statistics in the NBS.
He obtained Bachelor of Science Degree in Demography and Social Statistics from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, in 1989.