A senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu lied against the Statistician-General Yemi Kale over reports that the country created 12 million jobs that were not registered by the National Bureau of Statistics, the NBS boss claims.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, gave the report on Sunrise Daily, a programme on Channels Television.
Shehu said during a recent meeting with the Federal Executive Council, Kale admitted that the NBS was only focusing on the creation of white collar jobs and not the agriculture sector and the informal sector.
However Dr Yemi Kale debunked the report that he agreed to change the records and assented that there had been an error in the collation of the data.
He wrote on Twitter: