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NPC/NOA holds road show to sensitise Kwara residents on e-recruitment

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The National Population Commission (NPC) in collaboration with the National Orientation Agency (NOA) on Wednesday embarked on a road-show in Ilorin metropolis to sensitise residents of the state on the ongoing e-recruitment of Adhoc-staff for the 2023 Population and Housing Census.

The road walk, which kicked off at the office of the NPC off Ahmadu Bello Way in llorin, was led the Federal Commissioner of the commission in the state, Alhaji AbdulRazaq Gidado.

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The participants, alongside the operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corprs, (FRSC) moved from Challenge area through Post Office, Maraba, Emir’s road, flower garden and Government House.

Speaking during the road walk, the federal commissioner, said the exercise was to raise more awareness amongst the residents of the state on the upcoming national census and housing headcount.

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He added that the road walk was also aimed at sensitising the people of the state on the ongoing e-recruitment exercise for the conduct of the national census.

The NPC federal commissioner, while soliciting the cooperation and support of the people of the state, said the NPC is fully ready to conduct a reliable and acceptable census which will be the pride of all Nigerians.

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“This is the first time in the history of Nigeria where we will be conducting a full blown digital census unlike before when papers were used which can be falsified,” Gidado said.

He said the minimum requirements for the ongoing e-recruitment is a Senior School certificate which is open to all Nigerians.

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The Director of the National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Kwara, Mr Olusegun Adeyemi, said the road walk had sensitised the people of the state on the forthcoming census and ongoing e-recruitment for the exercise.

Adeyemi reminded the residents of the state that the purpose of conducting the census was not meant for taxation but for the proper planing, growth and development of the country.

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