Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has made provision for N10 billion to be used for the next census.
President Muhammadu Buhari has given his approval for the release of N10 billion to the National Population Commission (NPC).
The money is to be used for the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in the remaining 546 Local Government Area of the country.
Buhari also approved an additional N4.5 billon to be included in the 2021 Budget for completion of the exercise as part of the preparations for the next census.
Acting Chairman of NPC, Dr. Eyitayo Oyetunji, disclosed these in Abuja while briefing reporters on the release of the funds and the update on the EAD at the NPC headquarters.