NPC to recruit 3 million Nigerians for 2023 census


The National Population Commission yesterday said it would recruit three million ad hoc staff for the 2023 population census.

The Commission’s National Commissioner representing Kaduna state, Dr Abdulmalik Durunguwa, disclosed this during a town hall meeting on the trial census for 2023 in Kafanchan, Kaduna state.

Abdulmalik Durunguwa said the website for the recruitment would be opened in September for interested applicants.

He said the essence of the town hall meeting was to sensitise residents to the trial census to be conducted in Sanga, Jaba and Kachia Local Government Areas for Kaduna South Senatorial District.

According to him, the trial census, which would run till month end, was a dress rehearsal to the 2023 population and housing census.

He solicited the support and cooperation of all stakeholders towards the success of the trial census.