President Buhari approves N10bn for national census

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the disbursement of N10 billion for the Enumeration Area Demarcation in the remaining 546 Local Government Areas in the country.

This was disclosed by the Acting Chairman of NPC, Dr. Eyitayo Oyetunji, during a press briefing on the release of the funds for the outstanding LGAs, and the update on the Enumeration Area Demarcation at the NPC headquarters in Abuja on Monday.

President Muhammadu Buhari, who gave the approval directed that the money will go to the National Population Commission, NPC for the exercise.

He also asserted that the president approved an additional N4.5 billion, which is to be included in the 2021 Budget for completion of the exercise, as part of the preparations for the next census.

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