Alawe Pledges Support For Hitch-Free Census  In Ekiti

– Seeks establishment of local census committee
The Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Ajibade Alabi has assured  the National Population Commission (NPC )  of his total  support in ensuring a hitch -free exercise in the community in particular  and the State at large .
Oba Alabi gave this assurance while playing host to a team of NPC officials led the  Population Commissioner in Ekiti State Mr. Deji Ajayi who were on  an advocacy parley with the representatives of the people of Ekiti South West Local Government areas .
The former Chairman,Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers  hinted that the palace had keyed into advocacy project.
Specifically, Oba Alabi disclosed that  he had sent emissaries  to all places of worship and markets to spread the message .
Expressing confidence in the leadership of Mr Deji Ajayi that he  and  his team would conduct  a successful head count in Ekiti State the  foremost traditional ruler therefore urged  the various communities in the area to have local Census Committees inorder  make the head count a success by making themselves  available for the coming exercise .
He also admonished  the people of  neighbouring Igbaraodo and Ogotun communities  to heed the call to participate in the head count
The monarch  called on the people to take the census seriously stressing that  adequate socio economic planning of a country or any community depends on correct head count.
Earlier Mr  Ajayi had explained that there would be  no indiscriminate  movement of the people during the head count exercise schedule for early May 2023.
He assured the people that all the staff who would carry out the head count would carry out the job efficiently adding that technology would be deployed to aid accurate head count.

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