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We Don’t Encourage Anyone To leave Lagos, others During Census – NPC

Mr. Oyetunji stated that accurate information is essential for effective planning one month before the national population census, and that movement will affect this compilation.

Nigeria’s population is estimated to be 216 million by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and projections suggest that it could reach 400 million by 2050.

Mr. Oyetunji stated that accurate information is essential for effective planning one month before the national population census, and that movement will affect this compilation.

“We do not encourage anyone to relocate; the purpose of the census is primarily to gather information for planning purposes, and in order to provide infrastructure and amenities, accurate population data is required.

During a live appearance on Channels Television’s morning show Sunrise Daily on Monday, he stated, “A census is not a census unless everyone is counted. That is our cardinal objective, to ensure that everyone is counted once and in the right place. A census must have universality for it to be a census; every part of the country must be covered. That is our intention.”

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The chairman also said that this exercise’s transparency would help to dispel misperceptions and build trust, and that it would also help the government grow for the benefit of the people.

“The primary purpose of the census is to provide the basis that will help any administration provide a better quality of life for the people,” says the author. “To do that, a government requires information, not just about how many persons they are, what their needs are, and what their current status is.” “The census is not how many we are.”

“In order for a new administration to begin, succeed, and plan, it needs data. A plan of what people should administer, where they are, how many are there, and what they need is needed. It would be ideal for we to begin with preferably, that.

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Additionally, he stated that citizens abandoning their homes would defeat the census process.

“It is counterproductive to leave your place and go to your village; it won’t help because the appropriate development planning that should be made for you where you are would then not be made,” the statement reads.

Eyitayo added that the goal of the census was not to sway the outcome of the election; rather, it was to accomplish its goal.

It’s not surprising that people would want to read the meaning given our circumstances. We made certain that the election process was separated from the census process.

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Because of this, we had to wait until after the last elections to make sure that nobody would say that the plan was to use the census results to change how the elections went. After the elections were held and concluded, the census will take place.

He advised Nigerians not to travel and said that doing so would reduce the criminalization of the census.

“Don’t try to go somewhere else; you go to school where you are; you use water where you are; you go to school where you are; you participate in the economic activity where you are; all of that is information that we want to collect during the census so that it can enable the administration.” You don’t try to go anywhere else.

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