Bureau of Statistics

Overview
Overview:

The Ekiti State Bureau of Statistics is a parastatal under the direct supervision of the Commissioner for Budget and Economic planning.

The activities of the Bureau is being superintended over by the Statistician General/
Permanent Secretary.

Vision and Mission

Vision:

To maintain an effective and well- coordinated statistical system that is able to meet the data requirements of government and the society towards achieving sustainable development.

Mission:

Bringing effectiveness and efficiency to planning and decision making by developing and operating a virile state statistician system. 

Mandate Statements

The Bureau of Statistics is the Central Statistical Agency to:

  1. Coordinate the State Statistical System to guarantee efficiency, avoid gaps and duplication of efforts.
  2. Collect, compile, analyse, interpret, publish and disseminate statistical information alone or in collaboration with other agencies.
  3. Conduct research about various sectors to facilitate the social and economic development of the State.
  4. Develop and promote the use of statistical standards and appropriate methodologies in the State Statistical System.
  5. Advise State and Local Government on strategies relating to research and statistical development.
  6. Develop and maintain a comprehensive socio-economic State Data Bank.
  7. Provide a focal point of contact with National and International Agencies on statistical matters.
  8. Carry out other functions relating to statistics as the State Government may assign to the Bureau from time to time.

Organisation Structure
At present, the Bureau operates six(6) departments being headed by Directors;

  • Methodology, Evaluation and Standard
  • Research, Census and Survey
  • Finance and Economic Statistics
  • Social Statistics and Population Matters
  • Administration and Supplies
  • Finance and Account

Also there is the internal Audit section and press/technical unit that is under the direct supervision of the office of Statistician General

Core Values
As data producing agency our core values are summarized in the acronym SMART which means that the data/information we produce must be simple, measurable, accurate, reliable and timely.

Service Charter
The services provided are as follows;

  1. Generate and publish data and indicators on Education, Agriculture, Health, Population, Transport, Public Finance, Prices of items, Manpower, Security, Justice and Social welfare, for planning, monitoring, evaluation and decision making.
  2. Provide key indicators and parameters for budget preparation and Medium Term Expenditure Framework.
  3. Make appropriate population projections for government, society, institutions and individuals.
  4. Generate household-based information for measuring situation analysis, project/programme assessment and evaluation.
  5. Organisation of quarterly meeting of State Consultative Committee on Statistics for greater coordination, collaboration, networking, information sharing and feedback strategies.
  6. Organisation of producer-user workshops.
  7. Organisation of Data Validation Workshops with relevant stakeholders.
  8. Printing and dissemination of Statistical documents.
  9. Production of quarterly Statistical Newsletter for information dissemination.
  10. Incorporation of a statement of welcoming constructive criticisms in all publications.
  11. Existence of Email address of the State Bureau of Statistics/Statistician General for contact and feedback.

Principal Officers

S/No. Names Designation
1 Mrs. Dolapo Dasola Ojo Director, Research, Survey
2 Mr. Ogunsakin Bamidele Felix Director Financial, Economic Statistics
3 Mrs. Omoju Oluwakemi Damilola Director Methodology and Standard
4 Mrs. Ojo Abosede Afolakemi Director, Population
5 Mr. Omotosho Babatunde Chief Executive Officer
6 Mrs. Oguntoyinbo Funmilayo Director, Finance and Accounts

Past Heads

S/No. NAMES DESIGNATION Periods
1 Hon. Olufemi Ajayi Hon. Commissioner 2018 -2022
2 Mr. Jide Oguntimehin Permanent Secretary 2013 – 2020
3 Mr. Olugbenga Joseph Oni Director Of Statistics 2020 – 2021
4 Mr.Ogungbemi Funso Director 2016 – 2023

Contact

S/N Post Name Phone No
1 Perm Sec Mr Olajide Micheal Oguntimehin 07069004353
2 Focal Person Mrs Oluwakemi Omoju 07039226433
3 COMMISSIONER FOR BUDGET AND ECONOMIC PLANNING Mr Femi Ajayi 08063117786

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