Environment and Climate Change Amelioration Initiative ECCAI, this afternoon (14th July 2022) participated in the stakeholder’s Town Hall meeting organized by the National Population Commission to sensitize and interact with zone B stakeholders (from selected LGAs of Gwer East, Gwer West, and Guma, Ministry of Information Culture and Tourism, Traditional rulers, CSO – Benue, BENGONET, etc).
Goodwill messages were given by all the relevant stakeholders starting from the representative of the Benue Governor – all commending the NPC for embarking on the trial or Mock Census which is ongoing in 9 LGAs of the state.
The Federal Population Commissioner in charge of BENUE, Barr. Mrs. Patricia Iyanya Kupchi thanked all stakeholders, especially the Royal Fathers and LGA Chairpersons for supporting the census and further explain some of the activities involved in the mock census and the actual one coming up in 2023.
She said CSOs were involved from the beginning of the ongoing exercise and will always be carried along for the credibility of the census.
All stakeholders were decorated with the ” YOU COUNT – BE COUNTED” Badge by the NPC staff.