Nigeria Needs N131bn For Census, Says Chairman NPC




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Chairman of the National Population Commission, Mr Eze DuruiheomaThe Chairman of the National Population Commission, Mr Eze Duruiheoma, says would require about 131billion naira carry the 2016 national census.

Mr Duruiheoma made the revelation while receiving the Director of the United Nations Population , Professor Babatunde Oshotimehin.

According him, a strategy document has already outlined the procedures for the census, however, the lack of adequate resources has remained a draw-back for the commission. [eap_ad_2] He urged the assist in mobilizing the funds and resources needed the census hitch free and credible.

The Director of the United Nations Population said his organization was ready to help achieve the goals of the census, however it would require to send a strong message to the world and donor agencies to enable the organization work for it.

He further added it becomes imperative as population data is key to data and planning. (Channelstv)[eap_ad_3]