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Regional News of Sunday, 28 October 2012

Source: GNA

Maintain current peaceful atmosphere during elections

Alhaji Sulemanah Salagah, Chief of Effutu Zongo Community, has appealed to Ghanaians to maintain the current peaceful atmosphere in the nation during and after the December 7th elections.

He said Muslims always pray to Allah for a peaceful and prosperous nation and therefore urged the people to desist from any action that could undermine the peace and development of the nation.

Alhaji Salagah made the call at a special prayer session as part of the celebrations of Eid-Ul-Adha feast in Winneba on Saturday.

He urged parents and opinion leaders in society to help sensitize the youth to let the nation be their first priority rather than any other thing.

Owusu Ofori, Effutu constituency Parliamentary Candidate for the Progress People’s Party (PPP), later presented a bull to the Muslims as his contribution towards the celebration of the festival.

He appealed to them to come out in their numbers on election day and vote massively for PPP to bring total development to the area.

Nana Ofori said when voted as MP for the area, he would collaborate with all and sundry to bring total development to the area.

He said PPP government would implement the free compulsory education as enshrined in the 1992 constituency to enable the nation have good scholars to accelerate its development.

Nana Owusu assured people of the area that PPP would conduct its campaign devoid of insult and personal attacks.

According to him, the party would base its campaign on issues for the electorate to decide for themselves.

Mr Ahmed Tijani, a youth leader at the Zongo community, thanked Nana Ofori for his kind gesture, adding that the donation was the first in the history of the community.

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