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NPC seeks stakeholders’ support for credible census

Stakeholders are to support the census process from the beginning to the end “to achieve a credible and acceptable census in 2023.”

• October 4, 2022
The National Population Commission (NPC)
The National Population Commission (NPC)

The National Population Commission (NPC) in Bauchi State has urged stakeholders to support the commission in conducting a credible and acceptable census in 2023.

The federal commissioner of the NPC in the state, Ibrahim Darazo, made the call at a stakeholders’ meeting on Tuesday.

He urged relevant stakeholders to support the census process from the beginning to the end “to achieve a credible and acceptable census in 2023.

“I wish to call on all stakeholders to join the commission in realising the dream of providing the needed demographic data that will place our state and the country on the pedestal of sustainable development.”

Mr Darazo said the stakeholders’ meeting would provide an opportunity to discuss some modest and laudable achievements in preparation for the census and broaden the national support base for the successful conduct of the exercise.

He reiterated the commission’s commitment to leave no stone unturned toward ensuring a credible and acceptable census results.

In a remark, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State assured the commission of necessary support from the preparatory stage of the headcount till the end.

The governor, represented by Aminu Hammayo, the Commissioner for Budget and Economic Development, said an accurate population provides accurate learning, planning and provision of social amenities, among others.

(NAN)

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