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IAWPA Urges Akufo-Addo to Ensure High-Level Security During 2024 Elections

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The International Association of World Peace Advocates (IAWPA) has urged President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to ensure that security agencies receive sufficient resources for a peaceful election this year.

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IAWPA emphasized that the peaceful conduct of elections is essential for Ghana’s democratic progress, economic development, and social unity.

The organization also called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to ensure fairness and equal opportunities for all political parties and candidates in preparation for the 2024 general elections.

“The Electoral Commission must conduct strong voter education and awareness programs to promote peaceful participation and also establish effective communication channels for reporting and addressing electoral concerns,” a statement issued by IAWPA said.

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo / Photo Credit: Britannica

The association urged political parties and their leaders to engage in constructive dialogue, present coherent and achievable plans, and show dedication to transparency and accountability.

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It emphasized that fostering unity and inclusivity among diverse parties and supporting groups is crucial for a peaceful and successful election process.

“The peaceful conduct of elections is crucial for Ghana’s democratic growth, economic development, and social cohesion. We trust that the Electoral Commission will take all necessary steps to ensure the safety and integrity of the electoral process. To help avoid election malpractice, election with zero death toll, elections with no casualties.

“We call on the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to encourage national unity and patriotism and also to ensure smooth violent-free election 2024.

“We again ask the President, H.E. to show empathy to the youth of this country by providing all security measures to enhance peaceful elections.

“We call on all opposition parties and candidates to conduct all campaigns void of hate speech and inflammatory comments to avoid unnecessary violence, especially among the youth.”





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