The flag bearer and chairman of the all peoples congress (APC), Dr. Hassan Ayariga has reprimanded the Ghana police service and have asked them to rethink their decision of offering security to political parties and their flag bearers during before, during and after the general elections in November 2016.
Speaking to the media at the party’s headquarters in Haatso, Accra Dr. Ayariga stated that the police are made for law and order to be enforced and to protect the country at large.http://ghanapoliticsonline.com
“I don’t need the police to give me security through selected people from my party… what is the purpose of the police? What the police need to do is to give each and every one security including you, I believe in Ghana and I know Ghana is a peaceful country”.
Furthermore, Dr. Ayariga who was the flag bearer for the PNC in election 2012 added that due to these act, there are several groups called Bolga bulldogs, Azorka boys just to name few which is the cause of troubles in the political parties.
He therefore called on the president, H.E John Dramani Mahama to sit up and correct these problems and also called on the Ghana police service to rethink their decision and consider giving security to everyone in the country.
The all peoples congress APC is barely 6months old, it received final certificate from the Electoral Commission of Ghana on the 22nd of April 2016 with its presidential candidate, Dr. Hassan Ayariga.
The party has already started its constituency election which started from the 25th of April 2016 and will end on the 7th of May 2016. Regional executive elections are scheduled for 9th -14th May then a national delegate’s congress on 28th may 2016 in Kumasi.
The party according to its executives is open to all who are interested in contesting for all positions including presidential candidates for 2016 general elections.
The party is also planning on embarking on a campaign tour dubbed “Come on Board Tour” after its elections.
Finally, interested parliamentary contestants can pick free forms from the 6th of June 2016.
Source:NTEWUSU PHILOMINA LISA/http://ghanapoliticsonline.com