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BUHARI APPROVES N10 BILLION FOR CENSUS

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N10 billion to the National Population Commission (NPC) for the continuation of the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in the remaining 546 Local Government Area of the country.

This was revealed by the Acting Chairman of NPC, Eyitayo Oyetunji, in Abuja while briefing the press on the release of the funds and the update on the EAD at the NPC headquarters.

Oyetunji noted that 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 preparations for the next census.