Soroti | His Royal Highness Paul Sande Emolot, the Paramount Chief of the Iteso Cultural Union (ICU), has encouraged his subjects to actively participate in the national population census.

Sande emphasised its importance, stating that it will ensure fair resource allocation by the government.

Emolot emphasises the importance of accurate demographic data, both nationally and regionally, in facilitating effective governance and development planning.

The Ugandan government is currently training numerators and supervisors who will be conducting a nationwide census. 

He highlights that an accurate census count is pivotal in safeguarding the interests of the Iteso community, preventing any negative repercussions on their culture and identity.