National Population Commission (NPC) calls for support

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Mohammed Bello, has called on media professionals to support the National Population Commission (NPC) to achieve an acceptable population and housing census in the territory this year.

The Minister made the call at a one-day capacity-building workshop for journalists on the conduct and effective reporting of the exercise in Abuja, with the theme: Getting the people involved.

Mallam Bello, who was represented by the director of Information and Communication, Mr. Mohammed Hazat explained that the administration is working with traditional institutions and local authorities to sensitize the residents, on the importance of availing themselves and their households for the enumerators to be counted during the exercise.