The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has been awarded the, “Best Public Institution Award of the Year, 2016” in Nigeria by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) at a presentation ceremony in Oriental hotel, Victoria Island Lagos on the 29 th of July, 2017.
The Award which was presented by the President of LCCI, Dr/Mrs Nike Akande, was received on behalf of the management of NBS by the Statistician General of the Federation, Dr Yemi Kale. The Best Public Institution Award category was among other categories of awards given at the award ceremony.
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.
The Statistician General was very delighted about the award and expressed his appreciation to the entire staff of NBS. According to him, the award is a reward of their tireless efforts in ensuring that quality data were produced in NBS. He is also thanking the management of LCCI for carrying – out a transparent process which led to the selection of NBS for this award.
Finally, he is also expressing his appreciation to the Nigerian people who massively voted for NBS during the selection process of this award. In return, the Statistician General is promising NBS publics of reliable, timely, comprehensive and accurate data for national development.