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Census to engage over 8,000

The Statistical Service in the Ashanti region would be training about eight thousand Ghanaians to be engaged as enumerators and supervisors in the 2010 National Population and Housing Census.

The online application for the recruitment exercise ended last week and the Service is expected to complete short listing of recruits by end of next week.

Ashanti Regional Statistician, Emmanuel George Osei, however tells Luv Biz Report not everyone shortlisted would be sent to the field.
He noted issues of remuneration for the personnel are being worked out to ensure the smooth implementation of the census.

Staff of the Statistical Service are also undergoing training beginning 11th July to build their capacity for the census.

The 2010 Census is scheduled for September 26, 2010.

Story by Kofi Adu Domfeh