‘Statistics bureau, best public institution 2016’
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has won the ‘Best Public Institution Award of the Year 2016’.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) announced NBS as the winner at a ceremony in Lagos recently.
The award which was presented by the President of LCCI, Dr. Nike Akande, was received on behalf of the management of NBS by the Statistician General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale.
A statement from the NBS on the award stated that: “It should be noted that the award is an outcome of a painstaking selection process from numerous entries received for this award category and backed by feedbacks from industry and market intelligence.”
It further stated that the statistician general was very delighted about the award and expressed appreciation to the entire staff of NBS.
Kale said the award was a reward for their tireless efforts in ensuring that quality data were produced in NBS.
He expressed appreciation to Nigerians who massively voted for NBS during the selection process.
In return, the statistician general promised the public reliable, timely, comprehensive and accurate data for national development.