The National Population Commission (NPC) has announced plans to recruit 1m staff for the 2023 National Population Census and Housing exercise
The Federal Commissioner, NPC, Alhaji Almu Banye, announced this in Daura, Katsina State.
He said applicants, who must be 18 years and above, must possesses their National Identity Numbers (NIN) and apply online.
He further denied social media reports the recruitment exercise has already commenced, saying the date will be announced to members of the public.
According to him: “Applicants are expected to apply from where they are residing and are ready to work in if employed ”
“Nigerians should ignore misleading online reports that we are already recruiting and that we are asking questions on religion and ethnicity, they are not needed for developmental basis”
The Federal Commissioner, who was in Daura for the ongoing enumeration exercise for the planned trial census in Daura Local Government Area ‘LGA, said the exercise has recorded huge successes since its commencement on Tuesday night.
“Once the recruitment starts, the whole public will be inform he stated.”