Ghanaians urged to ensure peaceful elections

Mr Bright addressing the congregation.Seated is Imam Haruna.

Mr Bright addressing the congregation.Seated is Imam Haruna.

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Bortianor Ngleshie Amanfrom, Bright Demordzi, has expressed the need for a peaceful election to prove to the world that Ghana’s democracy has come of age.

He said elections were about contest of ideas and not war, and urged the youth to refrain from any acts that was likely to undermine the peace of the country.

The incumbent MP said this on Monday when he joined the Muslim community to observe the Eid-ul-Adha congregational prayers at “Old Barrier” on the Malam-Kasoa road.

Mr. Demordzi, who is seeking reelection for the Bortianor Ngleshie Aamanfrom seat on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress, promised a clean electioneering campaign without recrimination.

He praised the Muslims for their role in sustaining democracy in the country, and urged them to continue to pray to Allah to bless the country.

The Imam Alhaji Haruna prayed to Allah to endow the country with peace and prosperity.

By Salifu Abdul-Rahaman

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