By Ahmed Rufa’i, Dutse

The Jigawa state Office of the National Population Commission (NPC) has trained 618 facilitators and special workforce ahead of this year’s national population census.

Speaking during the closing ceremony for the training at Jigawa state polytechnic, the federal commissoner in charge of the state, Alhaji Garba Zakari expressed appreciation for the support and co-operation by the state government and traditional leaders towards conducting reliable and acceptable head count in the state this year.

The federal commissioner represented by the state director of the commission, Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmad, said the successful conduct of the trial census exercise in the state proved that the main headcount will also be successful.

Alhaji Zakari explained that the trained specialized workers would be deployed to local government areas to give step-down training to Enumerators and Desk officers.

He commended local government Chairmen and civil society organizations for their co-operation to NPC.

Also speaking the training coordinator, Mr Danladi Saadu Ibrahim, said the special workforce were trained on the repairs and maintenance of the devise to be used for the headcount.

According to him, “those were the facilitators and special workforce whom will manage the repairs and maintenance of the devise specially made for the population census.”

“They would be posted to all parts of the state to repair any device that is faulty”.

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