2023 Census: NPC Begins Training For 786,741 Workers Nationwide

The National Population Commission (NPC) has said 786,741 workers would be trained and deployed for the 2023 Census.

On Monday, January 23, the National Population Commission announced that it would be assembling set of functionaries of 786,741 workers to assist with the upcoming census. This team will include 623,797 enumerators, 125,944 supervisors, 24,001 data quality assistants, 12,000 field coordinators, 1,000 data quality managers, 1639 center administrators, and 59,000 LGA-level facilitators.

The statement read, “In preparation for the conduct of the 2023 Population and Housing Census scheduled to begin from 29th March to 2nd April 2023, the National Population Commission has commenced the training of functionaries for the exercise in all states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory from Monday, January 23, 2023.”

According to the statement, the training which was being organised in stages started with the training of Census Specialised Workforce and facilitators.

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The first set of people trained was expected to train enumerators, supervisors, field coordinators, data quality assistants, and data quality managers.

It was also noted that the training includes self-learning study and online training with monitored simulated hands-on and in-person classroom and hands-on training.

The statement added that the workers were to be trained on census forms, census applications, data capturing processes, interpersonal communication, and basic troubleshooting of Computer Assisted Personal Interviews.

It also stated, “To ensure that the data collected are of high quality, the commission has recruited and trained Data Quality Managers and Data Quality Assistants on the deployment of maps, data validation, and monitoring of the census dashboard.”

The NPC further called on all stakeholders to support the commission in ensuring a successful census.

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