Buhari approves N10 billion for census
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N10 billion to the National Population Commission (NPC) for the continuation of the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in the remaining 546 Local Government Area of the country.
The Acting Chairman of the NPC, Dr. Eyitayo Oyetunji, disclosed this in Abuja while briefing newsmen on the release of the funds and the update on the EAD at the NPC headquarters.
According to him, the President also approved an additional N4.5 billon to be included in the 2021 Budget for completion of the exercise as part of the preparations for the next census.
In another development, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for teachers in the country
He also increased the number of years of service from 35 to 40.
Buhari said this in Abuja on Monday during the celebration of the 2020 World Teachers Day.
The education minister, Adamu Adamu, who represented President Buhari, said the implementation of the new salary scheme is to encourage teachers in delivering better service.
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