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President Buhari approves N10 billion for National Census

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N10 billion to the National Population Commission (NPC).

The fund is intended for the continuation of the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in the remaining 546 Local Government Area (LGA) of the country.

NPC Acting Chairman, Dr. Eyitayo Oyetunji, made this disclosure during a press briefing on the release of funds for the outstanding LGAs, and the update on the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) at the NPC headquarters in Abuja on Monday.

He also revealed that the president approved an additional N4.5 billion to be included in the 2021 Budget for completion of the exercise, as part of the preparations for the next census.

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