Nigeria is three years due for the collation of population census and getting the appropriate date is key in tackling security issues confronting the nation.
These are the words of commissioners of the national population commissions during a courtesy visit to TVC communications.
Kareemah Salami reports that the most important aspect in any society is human capital, Census helps this process to compile a numerical profile of a country. This in turn informs decision-making at all levels both in government and the private sector.
Lack of adequate information about the population of a country or politicising of it poses a major threat to security, economy and education of a country amongst other disadvantages.
TVC communications received representatives of the national population commission and ways to tackle this challenges was the major point of discussion.
A population census is a total count of the country’s population, where demographic, social and economic information, as well as information about the housing conditions of the people are gathered.