The National Population Commission (NPC) has announced the recruitment of 55,000 adhoc staff for the 2023 National Housing and Population Census in a state in Nigeria. According to Dr Ismaila Suleiman, the NPC Federal Commissioner in the state, the staff includes enumerators, facilitators, supervisors, and field coordinators.
Dr Suleiman emphasized the commission’s readiness to ensure a reliable, accurate, and credible census, despite security challenges. He stated that the NPC has covered 99% of the country with a physical presence.
To create more awareness about the 2023 census and discuss achievements and a way forward, a special summit on the census was held on Thursday. During the meeting, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje pledged the state government’s commitment to a successful and credible census in Kano state.
Represented by Alhaji Usman Alhaji, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Governor Ganduje urged stakeholders to mobilize participation at the grassroots level by sensitizing their people. The Emir of Rano, Alhaji Kabiru Muhammad-Inuwa, also reiterated the readiness of traditional rulers to create awareness on the importance of the census.
The NPC’s recruitment of 55,000 adhoc staff for the 2023 National Housing and Population Census is a significant move towards ensuring that the census is successful and credible. With a physical presence in 99% of the country and the commitment of the state government and traditional rulers, the NPC is well-positioned to achieve its objective of conducting a reliable, accurate, and credible census.
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