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The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged Ghanaians to go out in their numbers to vote in today’s elections, December 7, 2020.
He said it is their civic rights and responsibility to vote.
He said it is more costly not to vote than voting and has since urged Ghanaians for turn out and vote.
“Using your God-given and constitutional right costs nothing. But staying home can come with a very stiff price. So I entreat all eligible voters to turn out in your numbers, cast your vote and thereby exercise your sovereign right to the making of government in the country. As President of the republic and Commander in Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, it is my responsibility to guarantee the peace of the nation. It is as crucial that tomorrow’s voting be conducted in an atmosphere of peace and security devoid of intimidation and violence. The Ghanaian people are entitled to go about the exercise of their civic duties in peace and in freedom,” the President said in a nation address yesterday.
He also assured Ghanaians of a peaceful elections assuring them of security before, during and after the elections.
He also warned that improper behavior will not be tolerated on the day.
“The security services have assured me that they have made adequate preparations to protect the sanctity of the process. They have assured me of their determination to carry out their duties without fear or favor. Improper behavior by any citizen no matter their political color will not be tolerated.” the President added.
Source: Ghana Waves