The Ghana Armed Forces has announced its readiness to deal with any form of violence that erupts in the December 7 polls.
According to the Commanding Officer of the First Infantary Batallion of the First Garrison of the Ghana Armed Forces, Lieutenant colonel Albert Ogaja,even though the Military High Command do not anticipate any serious violence in this year’s election,however,should it occure,the Military is ready to deal with it to secure the peace of the country.
” we dont expect any violence at all,but if there should be any violence ,we are ready and willing to deal with it so that we can have peaceful election .You can be rest assured that ,you have our full support and that we will be ready to sacrifice all that we have to ensure peaceful election”.
He said this during a peace walk by the security services in Koforidua,the Eastern regional Capital over the weekened.
He stated that,the security service is prepared “to support the local Authorities and the Electoral Commission to free,fair and peaceful election as part of our responsibility to scrifice our time,our energy and sacrifice our comfort so that the larger population can enjoy peace and security during this election”.
The Eastern regional Minister,Mavis Ama Frimpong urged the security services to continue to deliver their duties professionally to ensure peaceful polls.She assured that ,Eastern will will continue to remain peacefull before,during and after the December election.
The Regional Minister announced that,adequate protection would be provided to all Ghanaians as well as their properties during the voting day therefore ,electorates should get respite to go to polling stations to cast their votes peacefully.We