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We will support the President fully to deal with the separatists group- Minority

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The Minority Caucasus in Parliament has pledge to support the President in dealing with the separatist group in the Volta Region.

The region has been in the news due to some happenings. The entry and exit roads were blocked, police station attacked and the STC yard in the region was attacked and a bus was burnt.

President Nana Akufo-Addo on Neat FM says the government will deal with the group.

Speaking in Parliament, the Minority leader, Hon. Haruna Iddrisu said “There’s an ugly threat to the stability, sovereignty and territory of Ghana in the Volta Region. The President, as Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, should, be assured that he has the full support of the house to deal decisively ruthlessly with the threat to the sovereignty of our country.”

“He [President Akufo-Addo] should endeavor to uphold the provisions of the Constitution, particularly Article 4, which guarantees the sovereignty of a united Ghana republic. “We will support the President fully, as Commander-in-chief and the President of Ghana, to contain the imminent threat to the peace and stability of Ghana and particularly, the people of the Volta Region. The threat there can be worrying and can undermine the conduct of free and fair elections throughout Ghana and, particularly, in that region. We will support every effort of the government to contain that ugly threat.” he noted.

The Member of Parliament for Tamale also reitrated that they have a mandate to make sure the country is peaceful.

“We do have a mandate and the mandate has not expired and will expire on 7 January 2021. There are expectations we all should endeavour to sacrifice to meet for and on behalf of the Ghanaian people. We would be going through a major presidential and parliamentary elections, come December 7, which has become part of our democratic ritual. We need to demonstrate to the world that our democracy is strong, it’s evolving, and it should continue to be the envy of many, not just in Africa but the world at large. We all must work to preserve the peace and stability and unity of our country,” he added.

Source: Ghana Waves

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