President Buhari approves N10 billion for census.

President Buhari on Monday oct 5 approved the release of N10 billion to the National population commission (NUC) for continuation of the Enumeration Area Demacation (EAD) in the remaining 546 local government area of the country.

According to The Nation, the president also approved an additional N4.5 billion to be included in the 2021 budget for completion of the exercise as part of the preparation for the next census.

Acting chairman of the NPC, Dr Eyitayo oyetunji disclosed these in Abuja while briefing reporters on the release of the funds and the update of the EAD at the NPC headquarters.


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