NPC Gives Fresh Update Over 2023 Ad hoc Recruitment – The National Population Commission (NPC) has issued a stern warning against the dissemination of misleading and false information related to the purported ongoing recruitment for the upcoming Population and Housing Census in Nigeria.
The NPC’s management has taken notice of such misinformation circulating on various social media platforms and has expressed its concern regarding the intention to defraud unsuspecting citizens.
In a statement released on October 14, 2023, the NPC clarified that it has not officially announced any recruitment exercise for the Census at this time.
The Commission further emphasized that NPC had concluded the recruitment of functionaries for the next Census before the exercise was postponed.
For those who might have missed the concluded recruitment exercise, read: link to apply for NPC Adhoc Staff E-Recruitment for the 2022-2023.
NPC assured the public that any updates regarding the recruitment of candidates for the upcoming Census will be made through national media, NPC’s official social media platforms, and its website. This will only occur when Mr. President fixes a new date for the Census or if any updates are necessary before the Census exercise.
The NPC’s message to the general public is clear: disregard false information circulating online and be cautious of potential swindlers. To stay informed about the Commission’s activities, the NPC advises Nigerians to rely on official NPC social media handles and the website for accurate information.
The NPC is committed to keeping the public updated on developments related to the first digital Population and
Housing Census in Nigeria and calls for everyone’s support to ensure the success of this significant Census exercise.
In conclusion, the NPC’s warning serves as a reminder to rely on official sources for information about government activities, especially when it concerns important national events like the Population and Housing Census. Staying vigilant and informed will help in preventing scams and maintaining the integrity of such critical initiatives.