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National Population Census To Hold April 2023 After General Election – FG

National Population Census To Hold April 2023 After General Election – FG. The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja revealed plans to hold the national population census on April 2023; a month after the general elections scheduled for February and March by the Independent National Electoral Commission

The Director General of Nigeria Population Commission, Nasir Isa-Kwarra, disclosed this to State House Correspondents shortly after the end of the Council of State meeting Presided over by the President Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).

While noting that the NPC would hold a pilot census in June after the political primaries, Isa-Kwarra noted that the commission will deploy high-grade technology during the exercise.

He lamented that the current data in use by the country are obsolete projections saying that the census would provide more accurate data for national planning.

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