Representative of the National Commissioner, NPC, Mrs. Dickson addressing the gathering.

The Commissioner representing Kaduna State at the National Population Commission, Dr. Abdulmalik Durunguwa has again reaffirmed the commitment of the Commission to provide accurate data for National planning during the National Population and Housing Census scheduled for April next year.

He made the statement on Friday in a message to a one day sensitization summit on the 2023 National Population and Housing Census Methodology and process, organized by Kaura Local Government Council in collaboration with the Commission held at the Council secretariat in Kaura.

Durunguwa who spoke through the NPC controller for Kaura Local Government Area, Mrs. Rahila Dickson, reminded the people to take the exercise seriously so as to achieve the best result.

Executive Chairman Kaura LGA

Earlier, the Executive Chairman, Kaura Local Government Council, Mr. Siman Mathias, underscored the need for stakeholders across the local government to ensure they mobilize their people to present themselves to be captured during the population and housing census, so that the local government will not be cheated in the distribution of resources and developmental programs.

He pledged the council and his people’s maximum support and cooperation to the commission to enable her succeed in the task ahead of them.


In his presentation on Population and Housing Census; Methodology and Processes, a staff of the Commission, Mr. Elisha Awu, said next years’ exercise will be digitally conducted to minimize chances of errors and to generate accurate data that will be acceptable by all.

Also in his presentation, Mr. Bulus Ananias disclosed that based on the last Enumeration of Areas conducted by the commission, Kaduna State has five thousand, four hundred and thirty-two localities, while in Kaura local Government area, there are one hundred and ten localities that where captured.