The Afigya-Kwabre District Director of the
National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Wilberforce
Zangina, has urged Ghanaians to shun politicians who have the penchant
to insult and make false accusations against their political
They need to send strong messages of disapproval of any
irresponsible conduct likely to stoke tension and threaten the
He said having chosen the path of multi-party democracy, it was
important for all to uphold the values of decency, tolerance and
Mr Zangina made the call at a public forum held at Kodie as part
of activities to mark the 11th annual constitution week celebration.
The programme organized by the NCCE was on the theme: “The State
of Ghana’s Democracy, 2011.”
In attendance were chiefs, heads of department, religious leaders,
representatives of security agencies, assembly and unit committee
members and civic society organizations.
Mr Zangina underlined the need to adequately resource democratic
institutions, like the NCCE, police, judiciary and Commission on Human
Rights and Administrative Justice to perform efficiently.
Mr Kwaku Oppong Kyekyeku Kaakyire, the District Chief Executive
(DCE), in a speech read for him, noted that Ghana had made significant
success in democratic governance and said all should help to sustain
Nana Owusu Panin Ababio, Chief of Kodie, called on the people to be
law-abiding and also respect the views and opinions of others.
Source: GNA / Ghana
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