The Federal Government has confirmed May 3rd for the 2023 national population and housing census to commence. Dr. Garba Abati, a member of the Publicity and Advocacy Committee on the 2023 National Population and Housing Census, confirmed this on Sunday in Abuja.
He said that the three-day exercise would commence May 3 and end on May 5 across the country.
Abati, who is the Director-General, National Orientation Agency, explained that the census exercise would capture every person, household, and structure for national planning and project execution purposes, describing the census and general elections as two major national events with significant importance.
“The census had to be put forward from the initial date of March 29 to April 2nd, now to May 3rd to 5th.