NDC’s ballot protection unit: let my vote count alliance raises red flags, organizes symposium on vigilantism vs. vigilance

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Pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) pressure group, Let My Vote Count (LMVC) Alliance is raising red flags about the intention of the opposition National Democratic Congress to set up what it calls the ballot protection unit.

According to LMVC which is currently assembling at Alisa Hotel for a public symposium dubbed ‘vigilantism vs. vigilance’ the stance taken by the opposition party smacks of intentions to visit mayhem and violence in the country during the 2020 elections.

Convener of the group, David Asante who spoke to Accra based Asempa Fm and monitored by BestNewsGH.com, the event is open to the general public and aims at bringing together various stakeholders to discuss the issue in a dispassionate manner and set the tone for a free, fair, transparent and credible elections going into the 2020 elections.

He said elections have evolved in the country and having advanced to the stage where elections are conducted electronically, it makes nonsense of any intention to use macho men to police ballot boxes.

The ruling New Patriotic Party he noted will be represented at the event by the National Organiser, Sammi Awuku while the immediate past National Organiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Kofi Adams stands in for the NDC. He said the Chairperson of the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) Madam Josephine Nkrumah and security expert at the Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Center, Dr. Kwesi Enning as well as the clergy and the media are billed to take part in the event.

Source: BestNewsGH.com

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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