The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said federal government is satisfied with the National Population Commission’s effort towards the conduct of a credible census exercise.
He stated this during a one-day capacity building workshop for members of the National Census Publicity Committee in preparation for the 2023 Population and Housing Census, in Abuja.
Mohammed, represented by the Director-General of, the National Orientation Agency, Dr. Garba Abari, said the federal government is optimistic that the National Population Commission would deliver a census exercise that will meet international standards.
He explained that the aim of the workshop was to provide participants with the necessary information on the conduct of the 2023 census and to facilitate effective discharge of their public enlightenment roles in the census national assignment.
Mohammed assured the Commission of the Ministry’s support in publicity campaigns for the census, including using all its existing structures and facilities.