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2023: At last, FG reveals date, schedule for national census


The National Population Commission (NPC) has announced that the 2023 national population and housing census in Nigeria will hold from March 29 to April 1, 2023.

Chairman of the Commission, Nasir Kwarra, made the disclosure on Friday, shortly after an audience with the President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja.

He said, “By March 29 to April 6, our staff will be in the field enumerating people.”

He said the technological tools to be deployed will be able to code buildings and landmass, detailing information such as location and landscapes.

He promised the the commission would ensure a credible exercise, while noting that non-Nigerians will be counted so long as they are in the country at the time of the exercise.

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