Acting Chairman of the National Population Commission, NPC, Dr. Eyitayo Oyetunji, on Monday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N10 billion to the National Population Commission (NPC).

Oyetunji said the fund will be used for the continuation of the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in the remaining 546 Local Government Areas of the country.

Buhari was said to have also approved an additional N4.5 billion to be included in the 2021 Budget for completion of the exercise as part of the preparations for the next census.