The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johns Asiedu Nketia has revealed that the violence that broke out at the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency during the just ended by-election could not have come at a better time as it supported and laid credence to his submission at the Socialist International (SI) Meeting held in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.
Speaking on Accra based okay Fm Monday, February 4, 2019, Mr. Asiedu Nketia who also doubles as the Vice President of the Socialist International said while he was delivering his presentation about the bad state of affairs in the country with regards to insecurity, violence and murders, news of the confusion in the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency broke out and was all over the media across the world.
He said the news of violence cemented his presentation and got all who participated in the meeting to believe that he was indeed telling the truth and painting the actual picture of how things are panning out under the current New Patriotic Party administration in Ghana.
Johnson Asiedu-Nketiah was accompanied by the Deputy Director of International Relations for the NDC, Dr. Karl Mark Arhin, among others.
The Council meeting which took place on January 28-29, 2019, was hosted by a member party in the said country, the Dominican Revolutionary Party, PRD.
The meeting discussed among other major issues, how to protect our democracies from emerging new threats such as the deliberate discrediting of democratic institutions; the press; fake news; cyber-attacks and invasive technology.