MPA supports the Ghana Statistical Service with 800 Tablets and Solar Chargers in the Upcoming Housing and Population Census. Millennium Promise Alliance has supported the Ghana Statistical Service with 800 tablets and solar chargers towards the upcoming 2021 housing and population census.
The housing and population census which starts on the 27th June 2020 will collate data on the nation’s current housing units and the general population. Addressing the press during a presentation ceremony, the Executive Director of Millennium Promise Alliance, Chief Nathaniel Ebo Nsarko said that the gesture was to support the digitization approach adopted by the government of Ghana through the statistical services adding that it is the best in this era of technology.
According to him, data collection and its preservation is key hence the need to adopt the right tools in the primary collection and processing. Receiving the items on behalf of the Ghana statistical Services, Dr. Grace Bediako, the Government Statistician was grateful to Millennium Promise for the items and urged other stakeholder institutions to emulate the kind gesture.
Dr. Grace Bediako added that, the items will go a long way to support the census.
She said the solar chargers provided will help in the coverage of some parts of the country which are not on the national power grid. Dr. Grace Bediako appealed to Millennium Promise Alliance to support in the data and analyzing processing with its technological resources.