December 2, 2022

2023 Census Result will be UN Standard – NPC

The National Population Commission says it has concluded procurement of all necessary digital equipment for the conduct of 2023 population and housing census in the country.

Chairman of the Population Commission, Alhaji Nasir Kwarra stated this at a one day stakeholder’s summit on the 2023 Population and Housing Census in Lafia the Nasarawa State capital.

Mr. Silas Agara, NPC Representative, Nasarawa State

The stakeholders summit was made up of top government officials, traditional rulers, the academia, civil society organizations and heads of security agencies in Nasarawa State to generate inputs that will enable the commission improve on the successes recorded in the preparations for the exercise in 2023.

The Chairman who was represented by the National Commissioner representing Nasarawa State at the commission, Mr Silas Agara said the summit was one of the major activities indicating that the Commission had reached advanced stage in the preparations for the conduct of the 2023 Population and Housing Census.

A cross section of government representatives at the event

He reiterated the commitment of the Commission for a transparent census that will produce acceptable results in line with the United Nations standards.

In a remark, Governor Abdullahi Sule while commending the National Population Commission for adopting full digital technology for accurate and credible census, expressed optimism that the outcome would place Nasarawa State on the path of economic prosperity.

The summit featured technical sessions including paper presentations.