The scheduling of the 2021 Population and Housing Census for Sunday, June 27, 2021 by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) and the presentation of a cheque for GH₵120 million to the Ghanaian government as dividend for 2020 are some of the trending stories in the Ghanaian press on Friday.
The Graphic reports that the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has scheduled the 2021 Population and Housing Census for Sunday, June 27, 2021.
Thecensus was expected to take place in 2020 but had to be rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aheadof the exercise, the Vice-President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, will today launch the countdown, dubbed “100 days to 2021 Population and Housing Census”.
The countdown is a series of activities which will be rolled out by the GSS in the next 100 days to sensitise the public to the census.
The census Advisor to the Government Statistician, Mr. Kofi Agyeman-Duah, told the Daily Graphic that the GSS had made all the preparations for the census.