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JOURNALISTS ADVISED TO COMMIT TO PEACE

JOURNALISTS ADVISED TO COMMIT TO PEACE

The Kumasi Diocese of the Methodist Church in collaboration with the Peace Council, and National Commission for Civic Education(NCCE) has embarked on a peace campaign program ahead of the December 7 general election.

Most Reverend Professor Emmanuel Asante, the National Peace Council Chairman has urged Ghanaians to eschew act of ethnocentrism by tolerating views of others. He explained that, peace is the most important thing a country needs as without it women and children suffer the most.
He therefore, appealed to journalists to report accurately and impartially in order not to trigger conflict.

Most. Rev Asante stressed that, the media should use the various platforms they have to organize programmes that would help peace to prevail during December 7 election.

Again, he urged Ghanaians and parties to accept the political party that will emerge as the winner come December 7 elections.

He further threw a challenge to church leaders to engage in peace campaigns.

Rt.Rev Christopher Nyarko Andam, the Ashanti Regional Peace Council Chairman and the Diocesan Bishop of the Methodist Church, appealed to the youth to abstain from any negative activities that will result in conflict and they must maintain peace in the various polling station.

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