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AKWA IBOM STATE GOVERNOR COMMENDS NBS ON STATE STATISTICAL SYSTEM

The Executive Governor of Akwa- Ibom State, Pastor Umo Bassey Eno has commended the National Bureau of Statistics( NBS ) especially the Statistician-General of the Federation for his giant stride to modernize not only National but State Statistical System to enable production of official statistics that all stakeholders would rely on for their respective programme and projects.

The governor gave the commendation in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State at the ongoing Southern States’ stakeholders workshop on National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS phase three) 2024 to 2028.

Highlighting importance of Statistics to Nation building, he disclosed that the initiative
aligns with the ongoing efforts of the State to establish a modernized Akwa Ibom State Bureau of Statistics (AK-SBS).

While noting that Statistics is considered a public good globally , he urged all participants to contribute diligently to the new NSDS in order to address gaps and challenges hindering the production of unified data that accurately reflects current emerging realities in our society.

Earlier in his remarks, Statistician General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer of the NBS, Prince Adeyemi Adeniran acknowledged that Statistics form the bedrock of an informed and thriving society, guiding Policy formulation,resource allocation and progress evaluation.

Prince Adeniran explained that it is imperative to forge a robust strategy to guiding the growth and development of the system that is responsible for producing the Data which the Nation depends .

The NBS Boss further pledged more commitment of the Bureau to an effecient and timely data.

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