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Kwara NPC cautions stakeholders against interfering with pre-test exercise



The Nationwide Inhabitants Fee, NPC, in Kwara State has cautioned stakeholders to chorus from undue interference within the second pre-test census train within the state.

The second pre-test census train is a part of the preparations for the principle census train billed to happen in Might 2022.

Talking on the opening ceremony of the coaching of supervisors and enumerators for the train in Ilorin on Thursday, the NPC Federal Commissioner for the state, Malam Abdulrazaq Gidado, additionally charged stakeholders to permit subject functionaries to hold out their duties professionally for a great end result.

The Federal Commissioner appealed to state and native governments involved, conventional establishments, and communities to assist the fee in finishing up the second pre-test census train by permitting unfettered entry to amenities and locations to be enumerated.


He mentioned the pre-test train will probably be carried out in 4 native authorities areas of the state, particularly, Kaiama, Ilorin South, Offa and Oke-Ero.

The Federal Commissioner defined that pre-test census train is normally performed earlier than the precise census and primarily geared toward testing the census methodology, questionnaires, information assortment strategies, and handbook for fieldwork amongst others.

He assured Nigerians that every one mandatory steps have been taken to make sure that the fee’s subject functionaries are correctly kitted and skilled to look at all COVID-19 protocols all through the interval of the train as prescribed by the Presidential Steering Committee, PSC, on COVID-19.

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