The National Population Commission (NPC) will begin building numbering and household listing by April 17, before the actual census exercise.
Kwara State Director of NPC, Alhaji Sa’eed Yusuf made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin, on Wednesday.
Yusuf said that the building numbering and household listing was part of the census exercise and would be for five days, after which there would be another training before census.
“There will be five days training for enumerators and supervisors between April 25 and April 30 in their respective Local Government Areas for the success of the exercise,” the director explained.
Speaking on the training of enumerators that was supposed to hold on March 31, the director said that it could not hold due to lack of logistics.
He however said that the training had been fixed for April 11 and would last for seven days.
The director revealed that the actual people enumeration and housing census start on May 2 to May 7, while May 1, would be for census eve, 0:00 hours.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the training of Data Quality Managers was held on April 3 and April 4, for those that would manage data, server and Personal Digital Assistant (PDA).
Also, the Special Work Force training, for those that would assist the data managers began on Wednesday, to finish on Friday.