With some few days remaining to commence the 2021 Population and Housing Census in Ghana, screening exercise for potential enumerators and by9
The exercise which lasted for two days in the district saw over 200 applicants being screened by the District Census Implementation Committee of the Assembly headed by the District Coordinating Director.
Applicants were expected to show that they were highly motivated and could work as team members; they could communicate census messages and also are able to work as team members to persuade respondents to provide the required information.
Applicants were also to express that they would be flexible in work habits; have integrity; be patient and tactful; have self management; and also able to resolve conflicts.
The District Census Officer for Akrofuom, Ms. Margaret Mary Akosua Anokyewaa was pleased with the exercise and expressed optimism that at the end, only qualified applicants would be selected for the all important exercise.
She also revealed that at least 150 people are needed as field workers in the district for the exercise.
The 2021 Population and Housing Census is expected to begin from 28th June, 2021 and end on 11th July, 2021. However, listing of structures begins on 13th June and Census night will also be on the eve of 27th June, 2021.