National Population Commission spends N200B for the shifted 2023 census

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National Population Commission spends n200 billion for the shifted 2023 census


The National Population Commission, NPC spends n200 billion for the shifted 2023 census

The postponed 2023 census has cost the National Population Commission NPC N200 billion of its N800 billion budget.

Since 2014, the NPC has spent 200 billion naira of the 800 billion allocated for the 2023 census.

Salaries, allowances, and PDAs are among the expenses.

Barrister Isa Buratai, Borno State’s Federal Commissioner, disclosed this information at a Maiduguri media breakfast.

Barrister Isa Buratai, the National Population Commission (NPC) Federal Commissioner in charge of Borno, recently explained the 2023 National Census deferral.

The purpose of the meeting was to elucidate the rationale behind the aforementioned decision.

The preparations for the exercise are still in progress, as affirmed by the source. The new Tinubu-led government is yet to announce a fresh date for the census.

The individual underscored that the census was not terminated, but rather postponed to enable the current administration’s participation in the process.

Nigeria’s 2014 National Census plans began. The population commission was developed after the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) and Trial Census.

Isa Buratai has provided an assurance that every area will be included.

The Borno Federal Commissioner of the NPC has provided assurance that both sensitive and non-sensitive materials have been duly secured.

The Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has been lauded for his unwavering support to the National Population Commission in the state.

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