By: Raphael Apetorgbor
The Greater Accra Security Council has warned those agitating for violence as the December 7 poll approaches to have a rethink, saying government would not fold its hands and allow anyone to plunge the country into crisis.
The Regional Minister, Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo who gave the warning to the Daily Express, in Accra, said government would not watch whiles some individuals and caucus create unnecessary tension in the region in the guise of political machination.
“Lion” as Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo is affectionately known assured the people living in the city that effort was far advanced towards strengthening the Police-community watch-dog collaboration and intelligence gathering in the city to halt the occurrence of crime.
The Regional Minister who doubles as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Kpone- Katamanso constituency further appealed passionately to Ghanaians to eschew violence so that the December parliamentary and Presidential polls would be peaceful.
Nii Afotey Agbo advised the leadership of the largest opposition party thus New Patriotic Party (NPP), to caution their supporters against acts that may lead to violent which may lead to death and injure of Ghanaians.
He also said, the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) has strongly warned its supporters against violence.
“I want to advise our opponent (NPP) that they should advise their supporters and we will also our people so that at least we can have everybody’s lives by the end of our election,” MP for Kpone- Katamanso constituency stated.
The Greater Accra Regional Minister called for an end to hatred and political violence in the wake of the shooting of two NDC supporters who are currently on admission at the Korle-Bu Teaching hospital.