NPC Raises Concern Over Insecurity Ahead of 2023 Census

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The National Population Commission, NPC, has expressed concerns over insecurity on next year’s conduct of the national population census.

Executive chairman of the Commission, Nasir Kwarra, who expressed optimistic that the security challenges would be effectively addressed to allow smooth conduct of the census.

Kwarra noted that the Post Enumeration Survey, PES, is a statistically representative survey that the NPC would use to check the accuracy of the trial census conducted in July 2022.

The Chairman added that the objective of the Trial is to measure coverage error due to either under-coverage or over-coverage of persons and in some cases households/housing units in the trial census.

Written by: Helen Obih

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