UN Petitioned To Award Akufo-Addo Nobel Peace Prize
A Ghanaian has petitioned the United Nations (UN) to vote his country’s 2012 presidential candidate of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), for the Nobel peace prize.
In the petition, Fadi Samih Dabbousi, said Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s concession to his country’s President, Mr. John Mahama, after the Ghanaian apex Court upheld the latter’s election as “valid” last week, must be recognised.
Nana Akufo-Addo, within minutes after Ghana’s Supreme Court pronounced its final verdict on Thursday August 29, 2013, called President Mahama on phone to congratulate him and duly accord him recognition as a validly elected President.
He later told his supporters to do same and not engage in violence of any sort.
The former Attorney General, who, together with his running mate Dr, Mahamudu Bawumia and party Chairman Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey, petitioned the Supreme Court over the 2012 election results, which he argued, were grossly flawed and fraught with irregularities, also said he will not seek a review of the verdict, even though he “disagreed” with it and expressed “disappointment” about it.
In advancing his petition for the opposition leader to be awarded the Nobel Peace prize, Fadi Samih Dabbousi argued that not only did Nana Akufo-Addo’s magnanimity forestall mayhem but also diffused political tension in Ghana.
For these reasons, amongst a raft of others, Mr. Samih Dabbousi has entreated the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, U.S. President Barack Obama, and the President of the European Union (EU) to recognise Nana Akufo-Addo’s peaceful nature and gesture.
Below is the full petition of Fadi Samih Dabbousi
Petitioning United Nations – Ban Ki-Moon United Nations: VOTE Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the Nobel Peace Prize
Fadi Samih Dabbousi
NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO IS THE ONLY UNIQUE AFRICAN AND GHANAIAN LEADER TO COME OUT BOLDLY BEFORE THE WHOLE WORLD TO DECLARE THAT “HE WILL NEVER COMPROMISE GHANAIAN BLOOD FOR THE PRESIDENCY”
This is an urgent move to bring to light the peace-loving nature of this individual, who, in defiance of all those who have painted him as an evil and war mongering leader, has, single-handedly, diffused post-election tensions in Ghana, which, but for his timely instruction to his followers, would have erupted into a civil war of unimaginable atrocities.
He chose the path of peace by challenging the election results at the Supreme Court and not by violence on the streets.
He must be commended for doing the right thing and exhibiting wisdom and political maturity as well as establishing a precedence, hitherto, alien to most African democracies (if they can be referred to as such) by condemning violence and challenge via the gun.
By his decision to seek refuge in the courts of law, he set the example for other leaders to emulate. His decision saved millions of lives, the elderly, the striving youth, orphans, disabled (my son being one of them) and other vulnerable members of our beautiful Ghanaian society.
By his decision, he has also saved the day and avoided the huge cost of war and its toll on our ailing and failing economy.
I doff my hat for this man and so must you!!! We, also, want to bring to bare on leaders, whose evil override their conscience and logic, that there is hope in constitutional rule; that the resolution of conflict violently brings nothing but death and destruction, shame and humiliation to the perpetrators and, eventually, they become nothing but rogues who are treated with utmost contempt.
To warn all criminally-inclined minds that we want no war and no violence but rather the rule of law and not the rule of the gun…WE DESERVE NOTHING LESS AS GHANAIANS, AS AFRICANS AND AS HUMAN BEINGS!!!
United Nations – Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General
Barack Obama, President of the United States of America,
The President of The European Union
To: Mr. Ban Ki Moon (UN Sec. GEN.), H.E Mr.Barack Obama (President of the USA) and H.E The President of the European Union
Nominate Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the Nobel Peace Prize
Fadi Samih Dabbousi