The Founder and Leader of the All People’s Party (APC) and a lecturer at the Wa Campus of the University of Development Studies (UDS) have decried public utterances and conduct of the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission and her deputy which can
They questioned the managerial style of the Jean Mensa and
Hassan Ayariga and
worry about the posture of the commissioners saying they find it even more
irritating when at one of the IPAC meetings, they brought in some policemen for
protection while the meeting was in progress wondering if same had ever been
done by the president.
They noted that such disastrous comments from someone supposed to be referee, remained distasteful and must purge themselves of such controversies, considering bizarre circumstances under which they were appointed.
They made the observation at separate interactions on recent happenings at IPAC meetings where some reforms introduced by EC are being considered by political parties.
According to Mr Ayariga, “if you are in an IPAC meeting not listening to those who constitute it, you will attend and anybody to talk to, meetings are held because of political parties, if you don’t listen to them but want to cultivate forum you can’t discuss and debated, it is challenge because politics is about jaw-jaw.
“We need to discuss reforms thoroughly, we need to agree to disagree, the beauty of democracy and rule of law but when you force laws on us, it is neither democracy nor rule of law, you have to make decisions through collaboration with the parties,” Mr Ayariga bemoaned.
Dr Jasaw pointed out that he was outraged when Dr Asare described the National Democratic Congress as a threat to the country’s democracy and rule of law and actions of party are gradually becoming cause to worry for peace, unity and stability of the country.–kasapafmonline.com/myjoyonline.com