Commission inaugurates Technical Working Group ahead of 2022 Census

Commission inaugurates Technical Working Group ahead of 2022 Census

The National Population Commission, NPC has inaugurated the Census Technical Working Group, CTWG, as part of preparatory activities for the conduct of the 2022 National Population and Housing Census.

The Census Technical Working Group, CTWG is charged with the responsibility of supervising the entire census project, providing guidance on all technical issues relating to the census project and serving as a clearing house for all census matters subject to the approval of the Commission.

Membership of the Technical Working Group is headed by the Acting Director-General of the Commission, Mrs Patience Mbagwu and Dr.

Inuwa Bakari Jalingo is to serve as Secretary of the group.

Other members are the Directors and selected Deputy Directors of the various departments of the Commission as well as the Chief Technical Adviser CTA, Dr.

Collins Opiyo seconded to Commission by the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, as part of its technical assistance to Nigeria’s census project.

The Chairman of the Commission, Honourable Nasir Isa Kwarra said “the members of the CTWG were constituted based on professional competence and commitment of selected individuals”.

He Further urged members of the committee to bring to bare their technical expertise and wealth of experience spanning the last two censuses in the discharge of their responsibilities to ensure that the Commission delivers the first digital census to the nation.

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Commission inaugurates Technical Working Group ahead of 2022 Census

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