Demonstrate sincere commitment towards peace polls


Atimatim  (Ash), Aug 20, GNA – The leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been urged to demonstrate sincere commitment towards making this year’s election peaceful by ensuring that its agents and supporters at all levels obeyed the electoral rules and regulations.

     Odeneho Kwaku Appiah, Kwabre West Constituency Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), said accepting to play by the rules of the game and the rejection of intimidation, provocation and cheating, was the only way, the peace Ghanaians were looking for in the 2012 elections could be guaranteed.

      He was performing the inauguration of the NPP’s campaign team for the Atimatim electoral area in the constituency on Sunday.

      The 20-member team would undertake house-to-house political education to canvass for votes, particularly that of floating voters.

     Odeneho Kwaku Appiah said the NPP would engage in clean and fair electioneering campaign in the constituency and invited the other political parties to do same.

           Mr William Owuraku Aidoo, the parliamentary candidate, accused the NDC government of mismanaging the economy and said the December election offered the opportunity for Ghanaians to vote it down to end the mess.

      Shady judgment debt payments, massive corruption and excessive borrowing, he said, were crippling the economy and should not be allowed to continue.

       He appealed to the party members to intensify their political education to help the people to know the basic truths to enable them make the right judgment.

     Mr Benjamin Owusu Nsiah, the Constituency Secretary, said winning the 2012 polls would require total commitment and unity of purpose.

      Mr Richard Opoku Agyeman, the Electoral Area’s Coordinator, said they were determined to work with dedication and passion to win over more voters and assure the NPP of landslide victory.

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