National Population is Conducting Virtual Recruitment; Here’s How to Apply

National Population is Conducting Virtual Recruitment; Here’s How to Apply

  • The National Population Commission has begun recruitment for the 2023 population and Housing Census
  • The Commission opened a portal for ad-hoc staff recruitment on October 31, 2022, to last through December 31, 2022
  • The recruitment is virtual, and candidates must meet set criteria to be eligible for recruitment

The National Population (NPC) has announced the commencement of recruitment for its Adhoc staff for the 2023 Population and Housing Census.

The NPC announced this in a statement on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, via its Twitter handle.

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The National Population Commission recruiting for 2023 Census Credit:ebstock
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According to the NPC, the portal opened on Monday, October 31, 2022, and will close on December 28, 2022.

Reports say the agency asked eligible Nigerians to visit the portal and apply.

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The NPC also said there would be a temporary system closure of the e-recruitment portal from November 7 to 13, 2022, to allow the agency to review the recruitment process.

The statement reads:

“This is to inform the general public and all interested applicants that online application for the 2023 Population and Housing Census ad-hoc staff recruitment has commenced.
“The application starts on October 31, 2022, and ends on December 28, 2022.
“Please note that there will be temporary system closure of the e-recruitment portal for internal review of the recruitment process from November 7 to November 13 2022.”

How to apply for NPC Adhoc staff recruitment

The Commission plans to recruit 22 million Adhoc for the 2023 population census.

To be eligible, candidates must have:

  • Valid NIN
  • Valid phone number. The number must not be on DND
  • Phone location must be on
  • Valid email address
  • Educational certificates
  • Applicants must tick all the boxes and follow the instructions.

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2023 General Elections: INEC Launches Portal for Recruitment of Ad-Hoc Staff reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kwara has launched an online portal for members of the public who wish to apply as ad-hoc staff in the upcoming 2023 general election.

This is contained in a statement issued in Ilorin on Friday by the Public Affairs and Protocol Officer of INEC Kwara, Mr Abdulkadir Bolaji.

News Agency of Nigeria reports that all interested applicants, with the exception of collation/returning officers, must register on the INECPRES to be eligible for selection and deployment as ad hoc staff.


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