NCCE sensitises persons with disabilities on Elections


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Mrs Constance Akuamoah Boateng, the Gomoa East District Director of National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has said disability cannot be used as an excuse to escape punishment for violent acts.

Afransie (C/R), Sept. 1, GNA – Mrs Constance
Akuamoah Boateng, the Gomoa East District Director of National Commission for
Civic Education (NCCE), has said disability cannot be used as an excuse to
escape punishment for violent acts.

She, therefore, advised persons living with
disability to conduct themselves well in the run up to the elections and
thereafter, saying the law would deal with anyone found culpable of disturbing
the peace of the nation.

Mrs Akuamoah Boateng gave the advice at a
meeting with members of the Ghana Federation of Disability at Afransie in the
Central Region.

She, therefore, advised persons with
disability to stay away from trouble spots 
and violent persons.

Mrs Akuamoah Boateng reminded them that the
general election would come off on December 7, explaining that Parliament could
not pass into law the Expansion of the Transitional Period Bill to enable the
election to be conducted on November 7, 2016, as was proposed.

Mr Oti Agyei, the Gomoa East District
Chairman of the Ghana Federation of Disability, expressed gratitude to the NCCE
for the education.

GNA


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