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Census 2023: See How Many Ad-hoc Staff NPC Wants To Engage

The upcoming Housing and Population Census, scheduled for April 2023, would require the services of around 1.5 million ad hoc personnel, according to Nasir Isa Kwarra, Executive Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC).

Kwarra said this on Saturday during a live radio program that our correspondent was listening to. She said that the census results would be made digitally accessible to stakeholders and institutions that produce data for use in planning and research at the federal level.

He explained that the census would be conducted digitally in order to guarantee its correctness.

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According to him, “The methodology for the next census has been designed to produce not only accurate, reliable and acceptable census data but also inclusive and user-friendly census data.”


Dr. Inuwa Jalingo, the Census Manager for the Commission, stated in his submission that the recruiting portal for the activity was built three months ago and that it is digitally conducted to ensure the process’s transparency and objectivity.

As a result, he advised qualified Nigerians to go to the portal and submit an application on the Commission’s website.

To guarantee that the census effort was effective, Jalingo asked Nigerians for their assistance and cooperation.

In addition, Mrs. Evelyn Olanipekun, Director of Census, said that in preparation for the 2023 Census, the Commission had already completed the first and second Census Pretests in the chosen Enumeration Areas in the 36 States of the Federation and Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, as well as Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) with in 772 Local Government Areas (LGAs) out of the 774 LGAs in Nigeria.

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She continued by describing how the Census Pretest was conducted based on the diversity, terrain, culture, and topography of the chosen locations.



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