Election 2020:Stay away from violence-Sunyani MCE cautions

Hon. Justina Owusu Banahene-MCE Sunyani addressing the people of Yeboahkrom.

The Municipal Chief Executive for Sunyni, Hon. Justina Owusu Banahene has admonished people in the municipality to embrace peace and desist from abusive words that have the tendency to jeopardize the peace and security of the nation as the country goes into polls on December 7.

She was speaking to the people of Yeboahkrom, Yemire, Nkrankrom and its environs Monday February 17 during her first time visit to familiarize with the people after her appoitment.

She said,”as we go to the polls come December 7, I am appealing to you all to wholly participate in all important activities of the Electoral Commission (EC) geared towards successful elections and to make sure you register your names in the voters register when the time is due. Desist from any form of electoral violence to ensure peace before,during and after the December general elections.”

The people of Yeboahkrom, Yemire, Nkrankrom and its environs appealed to the Municipal Chief Executive to provide them with good road network, good drinking water, JHS to serve the adjoining communities,security and electricity. They complained about the recent rise in suspected ritual killings and called for immediate attention.

Hon. Hayford Kuma, Assemblyman for Nkrankrom electoral area made the appeal on behalf of the people in the above towns.

The MCE and the people of Yeboahkrom in a group picture.

The MCE also commended them for improving sanitation,reducing bush fire during the harmattan, and also ensuring open defecation free.

She advised them to prioritize girl-child education and to also patronize all government policies such as the Free Senior High School (FSHS),Planting for food and jobs, Raring for food and export.

The MCE urged all to be each others keeper to provide self security for their neighbours, she assured them that, all their challenges will be addressed in due time.
She called on the Chiefs and people to support the Assembly by paying their property rates, market tolls and other mandated taxes to help generate revenue for an expected development.

Story: Ghana/Dinpafm.com/91.3/Nana Akosua Ansah

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