Plateau Statistician General Commends Governor Lalong For Holistic Reform In Unifying Communities Through Data System
The Plateau state Statistician General Mr Micah Sunday Gongdon has commended Governor Simon Bako Lalong for his comprehensive mechanism and holistic reform of the SSS will ensure the integration of unified communities through data system.
Gongdon in an exclusive interview with our correspondent at the headquarters opposite Plateau state Water Board, Dandaura ,Tudun wada ,Jos .
He said the significant of statistical information for making evidence based decision that guide the implementation of new policy for monitoring of existing and evaluation for effective decision system.
According to him, we are in era of change and recovering of the state from total collapse under Lalong as funds was released to produce documents to guide the operation.
Gongdon reiterated that the SSS identify key areas in the society and the economy important that can change government policy directions which may likely expand the real areas of needs of community common good for all a sundry.
He maintained that one doesn’t need to look far to grasp the importance of ensuing that reliable and dependable data is made available across the state in addressing national issues .
Gongdon noted that statistics are a vital source of evidence as they provide us with use clear and objective numerical data on all aspect of our lives including the growth and characteristics of our population, economic performance, level of health and well-being of the surrounding environment.
He called on all stakeholders especially traditional rulers ,traditional council members and all hamlet heads to corporate with the staff of the Plateau state Bureau of statistics for effective execution of the importance survey .
Micah Sunday added that information areas land, population on agriculture, Health, education, justice and crime statistics is consider manpower motor in getting revenue generation
The key mandate of Plateau state Bureau of statistics popularly aimed at providing timely and reliable information on government policy and program.