Yemi Kale appointed Group Chief Economist of Afreximbank 

Yemi Kale has assumed the position of Group Chief Economist & Managing Director of Research and International Cooperation at the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). 

Dr Kale was a former Statistician-General and the National Bureau of Statistics of Nigeria’s longest-serving leader between 2011 and 2021. 

His appointment comes in recognition of his collaborative expertise in the public sector, particularly during his tenure at the NBS, where he played a key role in recalculating Nigeria’s GDP.