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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N10 billion to the National Population Commission (NPC) as part of the preparations for the next census, The Nation has reported.

According to the newspaper, the fund is meant for the continuation of the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in the remaining 546 local government areas in the country.

It was gathered that President Buhari also approved an additional N4.5 billion to be included in the 2021 Budget for completion of the exercise.

The acting chairman of the NPC, Dr Eyitayo Oyetunji, disclosed these in Abuja on Monday, October 5.

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