NPC COMMENCES TRAINING OF FUNCTIONARIES FOR THE 2023 POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS

NPC COMMENCES TRAINING OF FUNCTIONARIES FOR THE 2023 POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS

NATIONAL POPULATION COMMISSION (NPC) COMMENCES TRAINING OF FUNCTIONARIES FOR THE 2023 POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS

In preparation for the conduct of the 2023 Inhabitants and Housing Census scheduled to start from twenty ninth March to 2nd April 2023, the Nationwide Inhabitants Fee has commenced the coaching of functionaries for the train in all states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) from Monday, twenty third January 2023.

The coaching which is in being organized in phases began with the coaching of Census Specialised Workforce (CSW) and facilitators who will in flip practice enumerators, supervisors, area coordinators, knowledge high quality assistants and knowledge high quality managers.

The coaching contains self-learning examine, on-line coaching with monitored simulated hands-on and in-person classroom and hands-on trainings.

The functionaries are to be skilled on census varieties, census functions, knowledge capturing course of, interpersonal communication, and fundamental hassle capturing of Pc Assisted Private Interview (CAPI). Different subjects of focus through the coaching embrace dispute decision and fundamental use of excel.To make sure that the info collected are of top of the range, the Fee has recruited and skilled Information High quality Managers and Information High quality Assistants on the deployment of maps, knowledge validation and monitoring of the census dashboard.

The overall variety of functionaries to be skilled and deployed for the 2023 Census is 786,741 consisting of 623,797 enumerators, 125,944 supervisors, 24,001 Information High quality Assistants, 12,000 Subject Coordinators, 1,000 Information High quality Managers, 1639 Coaching Centre Directors and 59,000 LGA degree facilitators.

The Fee calls on all stakeholders to assist it to conduct the census efficiently.

Isiaka Yahaya, Ph.D Director, Public Affairs twenty third January 2023

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