Breaking: Buhari approves N10 billion for Preparation of next census

Nigeria has kicked off preparation for the next national census as President Muhammadu Buhari approved the release of N10 billion to the National Population Commission (NPC) for continuation of the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in the remaining 546 Local Government Area of the country.

The President also approved an additional N4.5 billon to be included in the 2021 Budget for completion of the exercise as part of the preparations for the next census.

This was disclosed today in Abuja by the acting Chairman of NPC, Dr. Eyitayo Oyetunji, while briefing reporters on the release of the funds and the update on the EAD at the NPC headquarters.

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