The Federal Government has confirmed that the 2023 population and housing census earlier scheduled for March 29 will now hold in May 2023.
It was exclusively reported that the exercise had been shifted till the last month of the Buhari administration in office.
“The census will hold now from May 3rd to 7th and it is a recommendation that has been submitted to the President.
He said the decision was necessitated by the rescheduling of the gubernatorial election to March 18. This is the first census which would hold after 17 years.