The All People’s Congress (APC) on Monday called on Ghanaians to participate in the ongoing Election 2020 peacefully to ensure that Ghana deepens its democratic credentials among the community of nations.
Prior to the general elections, there have been consistent preaching of peace to Ghanaians and public education on how to go about voting processes from various organizational including the Electoral Commission (EC) and the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE).
Mr. Mordecai Thiombiano, APC General Secretary in an interview with the Ghana News Agency reiterated that maintaining peace in the country should be paramount to Ghanaians.
He said each person had a role to play in maintaining peace in the country; “Maintaining peace should be the paramount need to Ghanaians. This is because without peace we would be devastated”.
Mr Thiombiano said APC was ready and prepared contribute towards the peaceful conduct of the elections and looking forward to the smooth running of electoral processes.
He said the Congress ended its nationwide campaign on December 5 after touring all 275 constituencies in various regions in the country.
He added that the Congress had received its national and regional accreditation for observers to carry on with electoral processes; “polling station agents have been deployed to monitor activities in various stations,” adding that, the elections is keen and hence all hands should be on deck.
“We have put in place polling station agents for monitoring because this time around the elections is keen and everyone has to be vigilant”.
He called on the electorates to observe all the COVID-19 safety protocols put in place by the Electoral Commission.
“Let’s not forget that we are still engulfed with COVID-19 and therefore we all needed to be careful and must observe all safety protocols,” he said.
Mr. Thiombiano said Dr. Hassan Ayariga, Presidential candidate of the APC is is expected to cast his ballot at Bawku Central in the Upper East Region.