Census Night, a significant day by the GSS on every population census year was marked in Bole, the district capital with all relevant stakeholders in attendance.
Attendance were the Bolewura’s Rep, District Coordinating Director Member of parliament and various security agencies.
In the solidarity message to the people of Bole the Bole District census officer Mr Dramani Mahama said the Census night is a very significant aspect of the exercise and should be regarded as such.
He said the night is going to use as a reference point during the census to assist GSS on how to do the counting.
He encouraged the people of Bole to do well and participate as is our only evidence for government to appreciate the need for some expansion in various areas of development in the District.
Golwura who represented Bolewura said Bolewura and the chiefs of the traditional area were fully in support of the exercise and his doors are open in case they need any support from him and the traditional area.
He retreated that this is one of the catalyst for development as government will now know what you deserve for that matter encouraged the people of Bole to make sure they counted.
The presiding member for Bole district assembly Mr Jamani Bakari said Assembly members has a duty of making sure they sensitize their community members and also assure GSS their unconditional support in the whole exercise.
But pleaded with the people of Bole District not to attach politics to the exercise.
Hon Yussif Sulemana, MP for the constituency said he came down because of the exercise. He said he has always get in touch with the District Census officer not to leave out any minor community due to their nature and encouraged enumerators to cover all those areas
He said the exercise is not a political exercise but for developmental purposes so pleaded all to drop political lenses and be part of the exercise.
He said it has a C.I so refusal to participate is a crime and you are forced to be counted.
Mrs. Georgina Tumbakorah, the DCD for Bole district said enurators should be patient with people and try to avoid unnecessary questions as much as possible.
She said the exercise is in every ten years which means it is an opportunity to be part of the exercise and therefore we need to be part of the exercise.
Sirens were blown through principal streets of Bole to create the awareness of the exercise.