Massive Recruitments as FG Approves ₦10 Billion For 2021/2022 Census
The Federal Government has approved the sum of N10 billion to the National Population Commission (NPC) to conduct the 2022 Census exercise
Recall the nation has not updated its census details after the 2006 exercise, which put the population at 120,000,000 persons
By 2022, Nigeria is set to hold another round of census, to give the government, proper plan of the situation of things in the country
“President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N10 billion to the National Population Commission (NPC) for the continuation of the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in the remaining 546 Local Government Area of the country.
Buhari also approved an additional N4.5 billion to be included in the 2021 Budget for completion of the exercise as part of the preparations for the next census”
“Acting Chairman of NPC, Dr. Eyitayo Oyetunji, disclosed these in Abuja while briefing reporters on the release of the funds and the update on the EAD at the NPC headquarters”.