The Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District Office of the National Commission for Civic Education on Friday December 4, 2020, in a one- day workshop engaged youth activists of various political parties on the need to shun violent behaviours .
The workshop seeks to engage these political youth activists especially those in the flash point areas identified by security personnel’s as far as the December 7 election is concern.
In a presentation, the District police commander for Sawla Tuna Kalba ASP De-Graft Adjei Armah said they are really prepared to deal with anyone who will want to foment trouble during the elections.
Taking participants through the public order act ASP Adjei some youths normally organize programs without consulting the police.
He said one must inform the police five days to a said activity and also adhere to location notified before they can be allowed to hold such an activity.
The leader of security detailed in the District said all is set as they will have a joint operation on the election day.
He also stressed on the fact that the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District is a low economic zone for that matter no one will have GHC 12,000 to pay for your release when you are jailed.
Insisting that vigilantism and other offenses 2019 (act 999 ) which outlined all punishment will keep you away from your family if you dare try anything bad.
ASP Adjei advised the youth to refrain from ballot boxes snatching as you might be neglected by those who sent you there.
“we are not enemies if we belong to different political parties citing the relation between Andrew Dari Chiwitey and Banasco Nuhu Seidu as cordial so why should supporters fight”, said ASP Adjei.
Mr Issaku Losina the NCCE Director for the District said we involve ourselves in violence without any benefit from the very party we fought for.
He said that it is not only your party in power that can guarantee your jobs and success but you can gain all these even in an opposition government.
Participants were grouped into groups and answered questions relating to building peace in Ghana.