The National Population Commission (NPC), has announced the opening of it’s portal for online recruitment.
GoldenNewsNg reports that Count down to the next year’s Population and Housing census, the Federal Commissioner National Population Commission (NPC), Niger state, Mallam Muhammad Dattijo Usman has appealed to journalists to take the coming exercise as if it were their personal project in order to achieve desired results.
The NPC federal Commissioner in-charge of Niger state made the appeal over the weekend at the event marking the commencement of the online recruitment portal for the 2023 Population and Housing Census which took place at the IBB Pen House, Minna.
Datti Usman who had served as the Registrar, Federal University Technology (FUT), Minna said, being a friend of the media, he is pleading with his ‘constituency’ covering the April, 2023 census to put in their best in order to ensure maximum results.
Consequently, Mallam Datti Usman said it is important that journalists covering the exercise were to be given Special sim cards that to enable them communicate effectively without challenges peculiar to mobile networks across the nooks and crannies of Nigeria.
“The National Population Commission (NPC) considers journalists as not only friends and critical stakeholders but a strong ally in achieving the first ever fully digital national census in Nigeria for maximum results”.
Datti Usman however reassured Nigerians especially the people of Niger state that the Commission was not just on course but ready to do its best to present accurate number of population of Niger state as it continue to be open and transparent towards the 2023 census.
According to him, “With the launch of e-recruitment Portal for the 2023 census in Abuja by the NPC Chairman, Alhaji Nasir Isa Kwarra, recruitment processes for functionaries for the exercise has formally commenced”.
Datti Usman however assured the government and people of Niger state that the bulk of personnel that would be recruited for the 2023 census will be drawn from the immediate communities where they are residents.
Special provision has also been made to accommodate the physically challenged persons/special citizens and other special populations in the recruitment process to ensure that every Nigerlites and indeed every Nigerians citizen is given a sense of belonging.