2023 CENSUS: NPC BOSS VISITS SGF; BRIEFS HIM ON LEVEL OF PREPAREDNESS.
- Katsina City News
- 20 Sep, 2023
The Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC), Hon. Nasir Isa Kwarra, accompanied by some Federal Commissioners and Directors of the Commission, on Monday paid a courtesy visit to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Sen. George Akume, CON, at the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation in Abuja to brief him on the implementation status of the upcoming Population and Housing Census and also solicit his support for the successful conduct of the exercise.
In his remarks, Hon. Kwarra informed the SGF that the Commission had made significant progress in its preparations for the census, and that all hands were on deck to ensure a successful exercise. He highlighted some of the key milestones that had been achieved, including the completion of the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) exercise, the recruitment and training of census personnel, and the development of the census master plan.
Hon. Kwarra also solicited the support of the SGF in ensuring that the census received the necessary funding and other resources required for its successful conduct. He emphasized the importance of the census for national development, and called on all Nigerians to participate actively in the exercise.
In his response, the SGF assured Hon. Kwarra of the Federal Government's commitment to the successful conduct of the 2023 Population and Housing Census. He said that the census was a critical national exercise, and that the Federal Government would provide all the necessary support to ensure its success.
The SGF also commended the NPC for the progress it had made in its preparations for the census, and urged the Commission to continue to work hard to ensure that the exercise was conducted in a free, fair, and credible manner.
The census is a critical national exercise that will provide data on the size, distribution, and
characteristics of Nigeria's population. The data collected from the census will be used for planning and development purposes at all levels of government.
The NPC is calling on all Nigerians to participate actively in the 2023 Population and Housing Census.
Be counted, be seen, and be heard!
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