President Buhari sanctions the release of N10 billion for census

Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari has sanctioned the release of N10 billion to the National Population Commission  for the the progressive process of the Enumeration Area Demarcation in the 546 Local Government Area remaining in the county.

Acting Chairman of NPC, Dr. Oyetunji Eyitayo, revealed these in Abuja while addressing reporters on the approval of the funds and the update on the EAD at the NPC head office.

The President also approved an additional N4.5 billion to be incorporated in the 2021 Budget for execution  of the exercise as part of the plans for the next census.

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The funds will provide adequate equipments and technical know how to ensure the census is successful

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