Friday, September 26, 2008

Kwaebibirem District Electoral Security task force inaugurated

     A nine-member District Electoral Security Task Force has been inaugurated at Kade to ensure peaceful elections in the district in December.
     Mr George Aboagye, Presiding Member of the Kwaebibirem District Assembly, in his inaugural address, noted that this year's elections should be seen as a test case in evaluating the country's democracy, particularly in its electoral processes.
     He said it was vital for all Ghanaians to ensure the success of the polls.
     Mr Aboagye said the security task force would be the first point of contact should there be any disturbance during the electioneering process.
     He urged members of the task force to mobilise the necessary logistics ready to enable them respond rapidly to any conflict situation.
     Mr Aboagye asked the various political parties to co-operate with the security task force, adding that they should continue preach peace, tolerance and unity to their followers.
     "We want to see Ghanaians more united after the general election".
     He called on individual members to exhibit high sense of professionalism and judgement so that at the end of the day all contesting groups would be satisfied with the election results.
     The Chairman of the task force, Police Superintendent Wisdom Akorli, Kade District Police Commander, pledged to work with commitment and dedication to ensure that there was no election related violence in the district.

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