Mr Hope Ikiriko, the Chairman, Ahoada West Local Government Area (LGA) in Rivers, has inaugurated a 13-member Publicity Committee ahead of the 2023 Population and Housing census in Nigeria.
Ikiriko announced the inauguration in a statement he issued on Saturday in Port Harcourt.
He commended the National Population Census (NPC) for its preparation to ensure the success of the forthcoming census.
The council boss promised to set up security and logistics committees to make the exercise successful.
Apart from inaugurating the committee, he said the council had sensitised the people to give the commission the necessary support during the exercise.
Ikiriko assured that the committee would continue to give NPC maximum cooperation during the exercise slated for May 3 and May 7 in the area.
Mr Young Ayotamuno, the State Coordinator of National Orientation Agency (NOA), reiterated the commitment of NPC to get it right with deployment of best technology for 2023 Census.
Similarly, Mr Elijah Harry, the Secretary of the Committee, assured that the committee would adhere to the terms of reference of the NPC.
Harry, who is also the Comptroller of NPC in Ahoada West, pledged that the committee would adhere to public enlightenment and education.
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