Muslim Youth Advised Against Selfish Politicians
Chief Superintendent David Eklu commending Sheik Mustapha Haruna-Sisay for his support.
SHEIK MUSTAPHA Haruna-Sisay, Ashaiman Municipal Chief Imam has admonished Muslim youths in the country, especially in Ashaiman to be wary of selfish politicians who might incite them into violence after the Supreme Court ruling.
He said that selfish politicians always tried to create mayhem using the youth, especially Muslims. He therefore advised them to turn their back on politicians who would want to use them to create confusion in the country.
Sheik Haruna-Sisay made the assertion when the Ashaiman Divisional Police Commander paid a courtesy call on him to commend him for his advice to the Muslims youth in Ashaiman and its environs ahead of the landmark presidential election petition verdict.
According to him, Ghanaians’ aspirations and ambitions would survive only if peace prevailed in the country, noting that, ‘It is the innocent ones that don’t have anywhere to run to that are being used to foment trouble.’
He commended all parties involved in the petition and all Ghanaians who in diverse ways had contributed to the prevailing peaceful in country as he prayed to the Almighty Allah to continue to ensure peace in Ghana.
Sheik Haruna-Sisay congratulated the country’s security services, especially the Ghana Police Service for ensuring security before and after the Supreme Court verdict.
The Ashaiman Municipal Chief Imam promised constant prayers for the country and the security agencies to prolong the peaceful atmosphere in Ashaiman and the country as a whole.
Chief Superintendent David Eklu, Ashaiman Divisional Police Commander expressed appreciated contribution of the Chief Imam and Ashaiman residents saying that ‘policing is a shared responsibility; therefore the citizenry must always contribute their quota to ensure peace, law and order in our respective societies.’
He advised the people of Ashaiman against criminal and unlawful activities.
The Divisional Police Commander recounted some of the achievements Ashaiman had chalked recently, citing an incident free 2012 elections for the first time in the country and the election petition verdict as well as reduction in crime rate in Ashaiman Municipality.
He encouraged the youth to take up initiatives to better their lives and not engage in violence.
Chief Superintendent Eklu assured them of constant police protection and patrols in the municipality to ensure the residents go about their activities in a peace.
He thanked political and religious leaders for their contribution towards peace in the Municipality, noting that the courtesy would be replicated in other religious institutions to show appreciation.
From Vincent Kubi, Ashaiman
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