CITAG COMMEND NDC FOR A PEACEFUL PRIMARIES.
Citizens For Truth And Accountability, Ghana (CITAG) has commended the biggest opposition party, NDC for their smooth conduct of the presidential and parliamentary elections across all the 16 regions of the country.
The group also congratulated the newly-elected Parliamentary Candidates and the NDC flag bearer Mr. John Dramani Mahama, on thier victory in the just ended elections of 13th May, 2023.
The national convener for the governance and advocacy group, DR. Clement Clinton Blay further wished those who could not make it a better luck next time and expressed hope to unite with all aspirants.
In a press release issued on Sunday, 14, the Convenor for the group, Dr. Clement Clinton Blay said the exhibition of professionalism by the Electoral Commission and the Ghana Police Service for ensuring that last Saturday’s presidential and parliamentary primaries were peaceful can not be swept under a carpet.
Dr. Clement Clinton Blay described the group’s congratulatory message to the party as crucial because, Ghana is tauted as a beacon of democracy thus, it will be inappropriate to allow political sentiments to destroy the peace of the country.
CITAG also commended delegates and aspirants of the party for conducting themselves peacefully during and after the elections.
According to Dr. Clement Clinton Blay, the NDC demonstrated some political maturity because, his group noted that the NDC party didn’t manipulate the electoral process and guidelines provided by the party’s election committee.
However, CITAG says, it had, however, observed the emergence of few scuffles that nearly threatened to mar the peace and the beauty of the party’s election processes at some constituencies, particularly in the hotspot areas.
Whilst congratulating Mr. John Mahama as well as the election committee of the NDC for their democratic and political tolerance, CITAG is urging other political parties to emulate same in a peaceful environment.
However, the group emphasized unequivocally that, majority of Ghanaians are struggling with the heat of excruciating hardship thus, they have urged all political parties who are interested in the 2024 general elections to be candid in drafting their manifestos to benefit the ordinary Ghanaian.
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