Daasebre Professor (Emeritus) Oti Boateng is the Omanhene of New Juaben in the Eastern Region and an eminent authority on statistics. He was installed Omanhene of New Juaben in 1992 succeeding his brother and predecessor, the late Nana Kwaku Boateng II. Daasebre holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Economics from the University of Ghana, a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Statistics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Statistics from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.
In his private life, Daasebre is one of the most distinguished statisticians in the world. He had a distinguished service as Government Statistician and head of the Statistical Service for a record period of 17 years from 1982. Daasebre also worked with the University of Ghana, where he was promoted to the position of Senior Research Fellow and Director of Studies at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER). In 1987, Daasebre was elected Chairman of the United Nations Statistical Commission. He also served as the Chairman of the 15th International Conference of Labor Statisticians in Geneva in 1993. He is a member of the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) of the United Nations.