The Municipal Police Commander of Asante-Akim South, Superintendent Andrew Anyani has cautioned all troublemakers together with vigilante teams, to steer clear of polling stations inside his jurisdiction on Election Day.
He mentioned the command was leaving nothing to probability and would deal with all 160 polling stations within the Constituency as flashpoints to avert any unexpected disturbances on December 7.
Talking at a peace discussion board organised by the Involved Asante Akim Muslim Youth at Juaso, the Police Commander, mentioned although solely 30 stations had been recognized as flashpoints within the Constituency each polling station could be thought of a possible flashpoint.
The discussion board, which was on the theme, “The Position of the Muslim Youth in Guaranteeing a Peaceable Election”, introduced collectively all key political actors within the Municipality together with representatives from the Police, political events and the Nationwide Fee for Civic Schooling (NCCE).
It was aimed toward sensitising the Muslim youth to withstand any try by politicians to make use of them to perpetrate violence, however quite contribute in the direction of reaching a peaceable election as accountable residents.
Superintendent Anyani mentioned the seriousness he would connect to the 30 recognized flashpoints by way of safety could be prolonged to all polling stations to make sure order and sanity all through the method.
“We’re going to make sure that all polling stations could be supplied with enough safety and it’s our expectation that the voters would comport themselves in order that we will collectively have a peaceable election,” he said.
He counseled the Muslim youth for placing collectively the programme, which he described as a laudable initiative price emulating by different youth teams forward of the election.
He mentioned it was refreshing that the youth who fashioned most individuals usually used to foment hassle, have been campaigning for peace and urged them to succeed in out to different youth in numerous communities within the Municipality.
Coordinator of the Muslim Youth, Hassan Ibrahim mentioned Islam frowned on violence and that Islamic students had at all times taught Muslims tolerance and peaceable co-existence, however illiteracy was driving many of the youth into all types of nefarious actions.
He mentioned the group was working laborious to encourage the Muslim youth to have interaction in productive ventures that might assure them a brighter future to right the violence tag related to the Muslim youth through the years.