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Imenti North ready for the upcoming population census

Imenti  North  Sub  County is ready for the upcoming nationwide population census slated for August 2019.

Speaking  in  his  Office  on  Tuesday, the Deputy County Commissioner (DCC), Isaac  Masinde  noted that a census  committee has  already been constituted  with membership from different groups among them churches and civil  society  organizations.

Masinde  said  the committee will be mandated to oversee the success of the process by conducting recruitment of various  census officials, stipulated in the enumeration exercise positions.

He  has  urged  those  willing to participate as census staff to continue sending their applications at the various offices  as   provided for in the advertisement whose deadline is scheduled on June 24, 2019.

Those  to  be  hired include enumerators, content Supervisors and ICT managers whose applications should be handed to the assistant chiefs, chiefs and county statistics officer’s offices respectively.

Masinde  who   is   the  Chairperson  of  the  committee said after recruiting the said staff,they will be trained on what is  expected  of  them, adding that this time round the exercise will be paperless as it will all be digital.

The  DCC urged  members of the public to cooperate with the census officers during the entire duration  of  the exercise, adding that the members of public will be expected to answer some pertinent questions.

He  said  that  the census officers might also need to see Identification documents of members of the public during the   census  time.

By  Richard  Muhambe

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