Ghanaians will make polls peaceful – Togbe Afede to Togo


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Togbe Afede XIV,

Togbe Afede XIV, the Agbogbomefia of Asogli State, has assured the chiefs and people of Notse in the Republic of Togo of a peaceful general election in Ghana, in December.

By
A.B. Kafui Kanyi, Notse-Togo, courtesy Asogli State
      

Notse (Togo), Sept.
7, GNA – Togbe Afede XIV, the Agbogbomefia of Asogli State, has assured the
chiefs and people of Notse in the Republic of Togo of a peaceful general
election in Ghana, in December.

“I am very confident
that we will come out more united,” he said. “We are a peace loving people and
I can assure you that the voice of the people will be respected.”

The assurance by
Togbe Afede followed an appeal by Togbui Agokoli IV, Ewefiaga of Notse, asking
Ghanaians to be tolerant and conduct the December polls peacefully.

Togbui Agokoli, who
is also the President of the Togolese National House of Chiefs, was addressing
a grand durbar to climax this year’s Agbogboza of Ewes at Notse, which
attracted Ewes from across the globe and some tourists and members of the
diplomatic corps.

He urged the
Ghanaian media, political parties and the Electoral Commission to work towards
peace to safeguard Ghana’s democratic credentials.

Togbe Afede
expressed worry about election disputes and conflicts in the Sub-region, which
he noted were aggravating hunger and poverty situations on the continent.

He urged political
leaders in Africa to shun greed and use the resources in their countries to
create jobs, improve health and education.

Mr Komi Selom
Klassou, the Prime Minister of Togo, charged young people on the continent to
go into agriculture.

GNA


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