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2023 census: NPC fails to conduct Enumeration Area Demarcation in Abadam LGA of Borno over insecurity

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The National Population Commission(NPC) has disclosed that it has not been in a place to carry out Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno State owing to insecurity.

However, the Commission said it is at current conducting a Post Enumeration Survey (PES) in chosen enumeration areas in six states all through six geo-political zones of the nation to resolve safety and content material materials errors of the merely concluded Trial Census.

Executive Chairman of NPC, Nasir Isa Kwarra, made the assertion on Thursday, at a media parley in Abuja, the place he assured that the Commission would conduct “accurate, reliable and acceptable census that will be adjudged relevant in the drive towards sustainable national development.”

He moreover revealed that the Commission has effectively demarcated 773 LGAs in all of the States of the Federation and the FCT.

He well-known that the Commission has carried out the first and the second census pre-test exercise routines in addition to the Trial Census to examine the census units and the Commission’s readiness in preparation for the 2023 Census.

“The demarcation of the remaining one LGA of Abadam (Borno State) which has not been demarcated as a result of security challenges will soon start,” he well-known.

He said the Commission is heading in the appropriate course in its statutory mission of delivering primarily essentially the most credible and acceptable census in Nigeria’s historic previous.

Kwarra, due to this truth, solicited the assistance and partnership of the media in the publicity and advocacy of the census, together with that the media keep indispensable to the success of census prepare.

He said: “In all of this journey, we don’t fake that we have the magic wand and will go it alone.

“As a data- generating agency of government, after our development partners that assist us with both technical and financial back up in carrying out our functions, the next most important allies, in our considered opinion, are you, our friends in the media, without whose reportage of every stage of our activities, our efforts will come to naught.”

2023 census: NPC fails to conduct Enumeration Area Demarcation in Abadam LGA of Borno over insecurity

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