The Deputy General Secretary of the NDC, Koku Anyidoho has expressed remorse feeling about wrong reports in the media concerning notified flash point by the electoral commission.
Speaking on Ghana Te Sen, he said stakeholders have been cautioning the media on their reportage as this can cause fear and panic among citizens. The NDC stalwart said political parties are doing the possible best to dissolve flash points rectified by advising party faithful to direct their actions towards the attainment of peace.
Correcting the reportage, Mr Anyidoho said, 81 constituencies have flash points identified within them.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has identified 81 constituencies out of the 275 to have possible violent-prone areas before, during and after the 2016 general election within them.
The Chairperson of the EC, Mrs Charlotte Osei, who announced this, said the EC had started a project, together with the Ghana Police Service, to map out all the polling stations in the country, especially those in the flashpoints, to ensure adequate security at all polling centres and the EC’s regional offices.
Speaking at a national colloquium on the security of the upcoming general election at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre at Teshie near Accra yesterday, she charged political leaders to take responsibility for the actions of their supporters to ensure a peaceful and transparent general election on December 7.
Mr. Anyidoho told host Nana Yaa Boamponsem Ameyaw that, report should be based on truth for peace before, during and after the elections.
He added that these flash point rectified will be based on the wrong doings of the party supporters, Koku Anyidoho through Top FM said wrong doings by supporters will not be entertained, but persons found guilty will be dealt with accordingly.
He also advised the media to be circumspect on their reportage for a peacefully
By: Maame Yaa Emefa Coffie