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Protect Ghana’s democracy – Obasanjo

Protect Ghana's democracy - Obasanjo
Written by Shizzy Banks

Protect Ghana’s democracy – Obasanjo

  • Former President of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo has asked the two leading presidential candidates in Ghana, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) not to act in ways that will jeopardise Ghana’s democracy ahead of the elections on December 7.
  • In a letter to the two presidential candidates, Mr Obasanjo said “Ghana has for a long time remained the beacon of democracy in our West Africa region and the continent at large.”
Protect Ghana’s democracy – ObasanjoProtect Ghana’s democracy – Obasanjo

He asked them to play by the rules and desist from the use of language that incites violence and hate.

“I implore you to approach these elections with a very competitive spirit but also with respect for one another, respect for democratic values, love for country, and a sense of responsibility to preserve the gains Ghana has made since the advent of democracy,” part of the statement read.

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I'm Asaare Wisdom. I am from the Upper East Region of Ghana , Bolgatanga. I am graphic designer, blogger,cartoonist,video director and 3D painter. Am a youngster full of passion and the spirit of self motivation. I love to write and share exclusive stories and news around me.

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