The Kassena-Nankana Municipal Directorate of the Nationwide Fee for Civic Schooling (NCCE) has reactivated its Inter-Social gathering Dialogue Committee (IPDC) to behave as a buffer zone to stem suspicions and nervousness amongst political events within the constituencies.
The reactivated five-member Committee embody Reverend Father Peter Ayamga, a Catholic Priest as Chairman, Mr Gazale Faridu, a consultant of the Municipal Chief Imam because the Deputy Chairman, and Madam Felicia Ajongbah, the Municipal Director of the NCCE, as Secretary.
The remaining are Madam Victoria Asolewono from the Division of Group Improvement, representing Catholic girls, as Treasurer, whereas Mr Sanjage Braimah, a consultant from Civil Society, is the Organiser.
Addressing members on the programme, Madam Ajongbah stated credible and peaceable elections had been crucial parts of democracy and good governance.
She famous that elections in most creating nations, particularly in Africa, had sadly introduced of their wake violence leading to untold hardships, stress, and wanton destruction of lives and property.
She stated Ghana was among the many few nations in Africa which have made vital progress almost about free and honest elections since its return to constitutional rule.
“Ghana has chalked a formidable document of success, an unprecedented enjoyment of uninterrupted steady democratic rule. Consequently, Ghana has been internationally acclaimed as one of many beacons of democratic governance not solely in West Africa, however the African Continent as an entire,” she stated.
Madam Ajongbah stated Ghanaians had, over time, continued to uphold the supremacy of the Structure, the rule of legislation, free, vibrant and liberalised media panorama and the promotion of democracy usually.
“Because of Ghana’s document, there’s the dire have to deepen and consolidate these democratic tenets and credentials. Ghana’s scenario, subsequently, supplies sufficient justification for the formation of the IPDCs that can act as a buffer zone within the constituencies to stem the tide of pointless suspicions and nervousness amongst political events,” she stated.
The IPDC is a platform that gives alternative for the NCCE and its main stakeholders to interact with the voters on points regarding the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
The aim of the IPDCs, as acknowledged within the Sustainable Improvement Aim-16, is to advertise peaceable and inclusive societies for sustainable improvement.
On its operational areas, Madam Ajongbah stated the Committee would monitor breaches of the foundations and laws concerning the electoral course of, examine circumstances of abuse and resolve petty conflicts or misunderstandings that will have an effect on the method.
The Deputy Regional Programmes Officer of the NCCE, Mr Samuel Akologo, stated the Committee would be certain that political occasion actions had been carried out in a peaceable method.
Reverend Father Ayamga, on his half, urged management of the varied political events to make sure that the elections had been performed peacefully devoid of conflicts.
He suggested the youth to not enable themselves for use as devices to trigger hassle, including “The peace of the nation should be maintained earlier than, throughout and after the overall election”.
Political Social gathering leaders on the finish of the programme pledged to be brokers of change of their respective events to make sure peaceable and violent- free elections.