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NPC Begins Trial Census in Ondo

The National Population Commission (NPC) has commenced  a trial census in some local government areas in  Ondo State ahead of the 2023 Population and Housing Census.

Federal Commissioner representing Ondo Diran Iyantan, at the training of field officers on Wednesday, said the exercise will be conducted in five enumeration areas in each of the nine local government areas of the state.

He said the trial census was in preparation for the 2023 census. It will be conducted in Akoko North West, Akoko South East, Ose, Idanre, Akure South, Ondo East, Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo, Odigbo and Ese-Odo local government areas.

According to Iyantan, the enumerators who had been trained in Abuja were now training others in the state to ensure a hitch-free exercise. The training, which began yesterday, will end in July 8 while the trial census will hold from July 20 till 24, he added.


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