NPC postpones training of 2023 census enumerators, supervisors.

National Population Commission, NPC has postponed the training of 2023 Census enumerators and supervisors.

NPC spokesperson, Dr. Isiaka Yahaya, announced the postponement in a statement on Tuesday,12 April.

The training was billed to takeoff tomorrow 13 April at local government level nationwide,.NPC had concluded logistics for the training and was set to invite participants before the sudden change.

Dr. Yahaya however assured the public in the statement that preparations for the exercise was ongoing and irrevocable.

States where invitations had been sent out were asked to withdraw them and await further directives.

“We assure Nigerians that the Commission remains committed to conduct a credible and acceptable 2023 Population and Housing Census,” Dr. Yahaya said.

He advised members of the public to disregard any message contrary to the official information, even as the Commission regretted inconveniences that the postponement may cause the functionaries.

The Commission fixed 3 May 2023 as commencement day of Census 2023, the first to be conducted in 17 years.

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