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Nigeria May Conduct Census Before 2023—National Population Commission

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The Nationwide Inhabitants Fee has stated it might conduct a inhabitants census in 2022, as soon as it completes its technique of demarcation and administering questionnaire, including that the train is topic to approval from the President.

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This was disclosed to newsmen on Tuesday throughout a press convention on the graduation of fieldwork for the primary pre-test for inhabitants and housing census.



The NPC’s Federal Commissioner in Gombe State, Abubakar Danburam, who delivered the tackle of the Chairman of fee, Nasir Kwarra, stated the physique had to date accomplished demarcation in over 600 native authorities areas out of the 774 within the nation.

Recall that the inhabitants census was final carried out in Nigeria in 2006 and one other should have been carried out in 2016.

NPC boss stated the fee would quickly recommend the census to President Muhammadu Buhari, as soon as your complete processes have been accomplished.

He stated, “It’s throughout the purview of the President; we will’t exactly say that is the date. Nevertheless, we’re embarking on pre-census actions.

“These are the efforts we’re making in view of the truth that census is totally essential. We’re on the verge of finishing pre census, possibly within the subsequent one yr. We’ll recommend a date to Mr President and we’re concentrating on possibly 2022.”

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