The Government Director of the NORSAAC, a company dedicated to ladies and younger individuals in Ghana’s Northern Area, Alhaji Mohammed has mentioned the 1992 structure because it stands is a risk to the expansion of the nation’s democracy.
He questioned why a evaluation of Ghana’s structure comes up solely when there may be an interruption in democratic rule and recounted the commotion that got here up when the President just lately had wished to amend one of many articles of the structure.
“A classical instance is what occurred final 12 months when the president expressed an intention to amend article 55(C) to permit political events participation on the native stage. All of us noticed what occurred and it’s certainly one of over 90 articles that the constitutional evaluation fee has proposed for modification,” he mentioned.
Alhaji Awal believes this to be a nasty instance, one which and must be discouraged.
“It offers some type of dangerous precedent and we don’t want to permit that to occur” he added.
He mentioned this at a programme to mark the 2020 Worldwide Day of Democracy on the theme: “Covid 19: The Highlight on Democracy.”
It was organized by the Ghana Creating Communities Affiliation with funding from the Civil Society Organizations Platform for Good Governance (CSOPGG).
Talking from a Civil Society standpoint, Alhaji Awal is worried that fairly than working for the great of society, the nation’s democracy as is being practised is fairly working towards the curiosity of the individuals.
Alhaji Awal additional known as on the nation’s leaders to apply the true tenets of democracy as this is able to give Ghanaians hope.
In his opinion, and not using a evaluation of the nation’s structure, retrogression in Ghana’s democracy is inevitable.
The Technical Advisor, Coverage and Governance on the Ghana Creating Communities Affiliation (GDCA) Philip Gbambi known as on Ghanaians to embrace politics as an indispensable instrument for nation constructing because the nation prepares for the December 7 polls.
He additionally known as on Ghanaians to face towards vigilantism and election violence, media sensationalism, politics of ethnicity amongst others.
Mr Gbambi additional known as on authorities to make sure a stage enjoying area for all contesting political events and candidates within the December 7 polls, including that the Electoral Fee should make sure the electoral course of is free and clear.