Z56 Third Schedule, Part I – Federal Executive Bodies, J – National Population Commission

Third Schedule, Part I – Federal Executive Bodies

J – National Population Commission

23. The National Population Commission shall comprise the following members –

(a) a Chairman; and

(b) one person from each State of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

24. The Commission shall have power to –

(a) undertake periodical enumeration of population through sample surveys, censuses or otherwise;

(b) establish and maintain a machinery for continuous and universal registration of births and deaths throughout the Federation;

(c) advise the President on population matters;

(d) publish and provide information and data on population for the purpose of facilitating economic and development planning; and

(e) appoint and train or arrange for the appointment and training of enumerators or the staff of the Commission.