Evolution Of ‘Private Army’ In Ghana’s Politics

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I am not a prophet of doom neither am I a clairvoyant to predict the outcome of the 2016 parliamentary and presidential elections but events foreshadowing the elections suggest that we are going to have a worrisome election as the time approaches.

People who feel overly desperate, for whatever reason, can do the most dangerous things.

When a person is so desperate for political power, that person has the tendency to act in ways that can undermine the stability of the nation.

Why is it that election periods in Ghana are always fretting times?

The period is always marked by unsavory utterances, trickery, provocative communication, and all kinds of activities that have the tendency of sparking mayhem in our society.

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Electoral Commission Must Make Dealings With IPAC Public

“The wisdom of the few may be the light of mankind; but the interest of the few is not the profit of mankind.” – (James Harrington)

This above quotation underscores the essence of  the Ghanaian populace working to protect its own interest, as against differing that to Political Parties.

And, in the light of growing tensions and liberal resort to violence by political activists at the least pretense due to misinformation, it is not preposterous to strongly recommend to the Electoral Commission (EC), as a matter of urgency, to take the position to make public, the decisions and summary conclusions of its meetings with the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC).
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