Ogun NBS Boss Calls For Accurate Data To Assist FG In Tackling Unemployment, Other Economic Challenges - EDU-BIZNEWS


Thursday, January 4, 2024

Ogun NBS Boss Calls For Accurate Data To Assist FG In Tackling Unemployment, Other Economic Challenges

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has called on Nigerians to always provide accurate data to assist Federal Government in its plan at tackling disturbing trend of unemployment rate and other economic challenges in the country

The Ogun State Officer of NBS, Prince Olatunbosun Olaitan Fajengbesi who made the call on Thursday in Abeokuta on the sideline of the 2024 Thanksgiving get-together for the staff of bureau in the state, expressed concern over attitude of some people particularly in the state who are fond of giving inaccurate data to the agency

"NBS can't falsify data or  record, we only rely on what people gave to us as data , we need the support of people to give us accurate data to enable government tackle various problems confronting the economy, including  unemployment particularly among Nigerian youths", he stated

Fajengbesi in an interview with Edu-Biznews, urged people to always be sincere with themselves by cooperating with NBS in giving correct data to government for properly planning of the economy, rather than blaming government for economic situation in the country

He enjoined citizens to believe in Nigeria project and look inward for various business opportunities in agric and other sectors  to make money and improve their standards of living

The NBS State Officer cautioned people against traveling abroad to Europe and America for greener pastures, saying  those living in the United Kingdom, United States and other foreign countries are also battling with various forms of economic challenges 

He appreciated the management and staff of NBS in the state for their cooperation so far, describing them as highly resourceful and dedicated staff who are always ready to carry out tasks given to them at any point in time 

Fajengbesi equally appreciated the leadership of the bureau from the office of the Statistician General of the federation to Zonal Director, while commending the Idowu Taiwo led planning committee for organizing a befitting thanksgiving get-together for staff in the state 

He explained that the essence of the thanksgiving get-together was to appreciate God for protecting the management and staff of agency in the state through out the whole of 2023 till the new year of 2024 

Chairman of planning committee, Mr. Idowu Taiwo was full of appreciation to the management of NBS, staff and committee members for the quality support given to his committee,to make the thanksgiving get-together a huge success within two weeks of planning

The management and staff of NBS took to the floor inside the conference hall of the Federal Secretariat Complex , Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta to wine and dine in appreciation of God for his goodnesses in their lives, through out the period of 2023 till the new year of 2024  

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