• June 23, 2021

Census: Buhari Approves N10bn For Preparations


By Franca Joseph (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Acting Chairman of the National Population Commission, Eyitayo Oyetunji, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N10 billion for the next phase of the Enumeration Area Demarcation exercise in the remaining 546 Local Government Area of the country.

Oyetunji made this known on Monday during a media parley in Abuja, where he said that President Buhari had approved an additional N4.5 billion in the 2021 budget for the completion of the exercise, as part of the preparations for the next census.

According to Oyetunji, the exercise will outline areas in the local government areas into small geographical units called Enumeration Areas where the NPC will collate an accurate list of infrastructural facilities and households.

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