2016 CENSUS:NPC SPEEDS UP DEMARCATION EXERCISE
Ahead of the 2016 proposed housing and population census,the National population commission has disclosed plans to conclude its ongoing demarcation exercise before the end of the year.
National Commissioner in charge of Jigawa state, Mohammed Gummel gave the indication at the end of the commissions monthly board meeting in Abuja.
He described the exercise as key to the successful conduct of the census project as it will enable the commission officials have in-depth knowledge of localities as presently constituted.
Alhaji Gummel further clarified that the NPC decided to go ahead with preparations for the census in order not to be caught unaware when officially approved by President Mohammadu Buhari.
The commission however restated commitment to conduct a census that will meet the expectations of all Nigerians.