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Buhari Approves ₦10 Billion For 2021 Census

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Buhari Approves ₦10 Billion For 2021 Census: The Federal Government has approved the sum of N10 billion to the National Population Commission (NPC) to conduct the 2021 Census exercise.

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The nation has not updated her census details after 2006 exercise, which put the population at 120,000,000 persons

By 2021, Nigeria is set to hold another round of census, to give the government, proper plan for the nation

“President Muhammadu Buhari has approved release of N10 billion to the National Population Commission (NPC) for the continuation of the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in the remaining 546 Local Government Area of the country.

Buhari 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”

“Acting Chairman of NPC, Dr. Eyitayo Oyetunji, disclosed these in Abuja while briefing reporters on the release of the funds and the update on the EAD at the NPC headquarters”.

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