NPC and NIMC Join Forces to Elevate Data Integration and Quality in Nigeria
- Katsina City News
- 26 Oct, 2023
In a significant development, the National Population Commission (NPC) and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) came together on the 25th of October 2023. Hon. Nasir Isa Kwarra, the Chairman of NPC, engaged in a vital discussion with Engr. (Mrs.) Abisoye Coker-Odusote, Acting Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of NIMC. The meeting, held at the Commission's Headquarters in Abuja, focused on bolstering their collaborative efforts. Key areas of emphasis included data integration, data sharing, and data harmonization, all aimed at elevating data quality and credibility across the nation.
NPC and NIMC, as the guardians of essential data for national development and governance, recognized the critical role of collaboration. In pursuit of effective synergy, Hon. Nasir Isa Kwarra and Engr. (Mrs.) Abisoye Coker-Odusote met on the 25th of October 2023 at the NPC's Abuja headquarters.
The pivotal discussions during the meeting included:
1. Strengthening Collaborative Efforts: NPC and NIMC leaders stressed the need to fortify their partnership for optimal data utilization and precision.
2. Data Integration: The meeting highlighted the significance of seamlessly integrating population data with identity data, a move that promises to enhance the accuracy and completeness of both datasets.
3. Data Sharing: Hon. Nasir Isa Kwarra and Engr. (Mrs.) Abisoye Coker-Odusote explored secure and standardized data sharing mechanisms, promising enhanced efficiency and informed decision-making.
4. Data Harmonization: The meeting emphasized the importance of harmonizing data formats, standards, and procedures to ensure consistency and credibility of data across the country.
The meeting between Hon. Nasir Isa Kwarra, Chairman of NPC, and Engr. (Mrs.) Abisoye Coker-Odusote, Acting Director-General/CEO of NIMC, marks a proactive stride towards elevating data management and quality in Nigeria. The discussions on data integration, data sharing, and data harmonization demonstrate a commitment to advancing the accuracy and credibility of data for informed decision-making.
The effective collaboration between the National Population Commission and the National Identity Management Commission holds the promise of positive outcomes and a substantial contribution to the nation's growth and development. This meeting lays the foundation for future endeavors in the pursuit of reliable and integrated data systems.
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