Zambia is set to conduct its national census between 18 August and 14 September this year. The President of Zambia Hakainde Hichilema announced this on 20 January 2022 on his twitter handle.
Here is the full statement :
We’ll conduct the National Census between 18 Aug and 14 Sept 2022. Last one was in Oct 2010 hence need to update official statistics to plan & govern efficiently and ensure even distribution of resources across our 10 provinces based on solid population and economic data. #Zambia pic.twitter.com/p3QXDxVPXb— Hakainde Hichilema (@HHichilema) January 20, 2022
The Social Media users responded to this tweet with different emotions posted below:
Mr Bally, you such a blessing to the Zambian people. Good leaders were born not created. The world is hungry in need of such people like you. Live longer.— Riseupyouth (@Riseupyouth1) January 20, 2022
Great to hear this Mr president. However, with a properly implemented and run egovernment matters of census will be things of the past and we will save huge amounts of money and create employment and define new skill set for the future generation.— Eddie Lee (@EddieL_2013) January 20, 2022
Absent President was what u use to call ECL am wondering how we should call u— EdgarMwangoSimfukwe (@EdgarMwango) January 20, 2022
My goodness the last one was in 2010 no wonder there were no proper developments in the last regime.— humphrey mwenya (@humphreymwenya7) January 20, 2022
Knowing the population will make the govt distribute the resources accordingly
When is dollar going down my president it’s January 20 and dollar it’s at 17.45 going to the PF shame to as who are doing business— jerome chris Rocky (@jeromechrisRoc1) January 20, 2022
The President of Zambia Hakainde Hichilema was voted into power in August 2021 after winning the elections by beating his main rival Edgar Lungu.