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General News of Sunday, 25 September 2016

Source: Starrfmonline.com

Don’t spill blood – Veep

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has reiterated his call for a peaceful atmosphere going into the 2016 elections.

He stressed law and order are paramount in such crucial exercise to ensure growth and development in the country.

According to him, election is not about shedding blood, but a healthy competition for the development of the country.

Addressing the chiefs and people of Larteh at a durbar to climax their Odwira festival, Mr Amissah-Arthur appealed to supporters of political parties to be circumspect in their utterances and behavior in order not to spark any violence.

He assured the chiefs and people of Larteh that President John Mahama and the NDC stand for development so all their remaining infrastructural challenges will be addressed.

He urged Ghanaians to jealously guard the country’s peace so that government can bring the needed development to the people.

On his part, the Omanhene of Larteh, who is also the Benkumhene of Akuapem Traditional area, Nana Asiedu Okoo Ababio thanked Mahama for bringing development to the area.