2020 Census: KMA inaugurates Implementation C’ttee
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has inaugurated a 14-member implementation committee to supervise this years Population and Housing Census (PHC) at Kumasi in the Ashanti region.
The committee members have expertise in statistics, health and civic education. The rest are census officers, a representative from National Population Council, Development Planing Council, and the five Sub-Metro.
The committee, among others, will recruit field officers and coordinate publicity within the metropolis. Again, it will liaise with field operations to distribute logistics, and ensure community participation in the census.
The committee members have also been tasked to identify possible areas for dispute and devise measures to resolve them.
Speaking at a ceremony held in Kumasi on Wednesday, 12 February 2020 to inuagurate the committee, KMA Boss, Mr. Osei Assibey Antwi charged the committee to work diligently as data collected by the enumerators is among vital elements considered, when distributing scare resources among the five sub-metro
Mr Antwi, who administered oaths of office and secrecy to committee members noted that his office will provide the necessary support including finance to foster the success of the census.
Regional Statistician, Kobina Abaka Ansah underscored the need for the committee to remain apolitical and further implored members to work devoid of political interest. He urged well meaning Ghanaians to participate in the census.
For his part, chairman of the committee, Kwadwo Akuoko pledged the committees readiness to coordinate and implement all activities to achieve a successful census.
Source: classfmonline.com/Maxwell Attah