NPC trains personnel for trial census in Katsina


By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina


In continuation of preparations for the conduct of the 2023 population and housing census in Katsina State, the National Population Commission (NPC) has commenced a training workshop for personnel to be engaged in the trial census.


The 12 day training programme taking place in Daura, Daura Local Government Area is designed to equip its field officers with the required skills to effectively and efficiently deliver on the exercise, according to the NPC.


A statement by the NPC Katsina State Director, Bala Idris Mairuwa, a total of 1,230 consisting of facilitators, supervisors and enumerators drawn mainly from communities within the selected areas will participate in the trial census.


According to him, the trial census will be conducted from 11th to 24th July 2022 while the house numbering will take place from 11th to 16th July, to be followed by validation of Enumeration Area frame from 17th to 19th July and enumeration of persons from 20th to 24th July 2022.


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