Ghana/March 14, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/131 views /Ghana Ending Political Party Vigilantism: Akufo-Addo Directs AG To Draft ‘Vigilantism Legislation’share on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel Ending Political Party Vigilantism: Akufo-Addo Directs AG To Draft ‘Vigilantism Legislation’ [embedded content] Tweet | 14-Mar-2019 Comments ( 5 ) Email Print Related Stories The President HE Nana Akufo-Addo has in fulfillment to his promise to introduce new legislation to deal with political party vigilantism, ordered the Attorney-General to draft a bill “as soon as possible”.This directive was contained in a reply to the second letter from the NDC’s Chairman, Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo over the party’s reservation to the approach in dealing with the menace of party vigilantism as suggested by the President. The NDC is asking for CSOs, ECOWAS, AU and other international bodies to mediate a meeting between the two major political parties in their bid to end party vigilantism that has become a national concern. Though both parties are ready to meet, they have not both agreed on the mode. A situation that is forestalling the process. Below Is The Full Statement This is to acknowledge receipt of your most recent letter, dated 11`” March, 2019, and thank you for its contents. My response to it is in two parts. Firstly, I note that you have, quite properly, given a copy of it to the Chairperson of the New Patriotic Party, Mr. Freddie Blay. I have asked him to respond to its contents, since he is the rightful person to speak directly for the New Patriotic Party, and I expect that he will do so promptly. Secondly, since the constitutional responsibility of maintaining law and order in our country is that of the Executive, i.e. the President of the Republic, I have, in line with my pronouncement to Parliament during the message on the State of the Nation on 21′ February, 2019, instructed the Attorney General, without prejudice to the outcome of the engagement, if any, between the NPP and NDC, to prepare and submit to Parliament, as soon as possible, specific legislation to deal with the phenomenon of vigilantism, and provide appropriate sanctions against its occurrence. I believe that the parliamentary process of enactment affords sufficient space for any citizen to make an input or contribution to the enactment of a good and effective law, whose implementation will enable us rid our nation of politically-related violence, a development that can only inure to the benefit of Ghanaian democracy and to the preservation of law and order. Once again, I thank you for the expression of your commitment to ending the vigilante phenomenon in Ghana. Find attached in pfd a copy of his reply. Source: Isaac Kwame Owusu/Peacefmonline.com/[email protected] Comments ( 5 ): Post Your Comments >> Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are those of the writers and do not reflect those of Peacefmonline.com. Peacefmonline.com accepts no responsibility legal or otherwise for their accuracy of content. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority. Leave A Comment Below Related ALSO READ Frindo Soccer Board Game Launched In AccraTags:Ghana share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleGor Mahia go joint second in KPL table with 2-1 victory over Kakamega Homeboyznext articlePLANE CRASH VICTIM: Caf delegation visits Kenya to condole with former FKF official Hussein Swaleh’s family Related Posts9 shares Ghana/March 21, 2019 British Airways To Pamper Customers4 shares Ghana/March 21, 2019 IMF Ends Review Of Ghana’s Credit Facility‘Killing Muslims Not Solution’Judiciary Goes Paperless!3 Women Grabbed With 197 Parcels OF WeePogba Buys World Cup Championship Rings For Entire France TeamAnyenini Picks Top Post At GFA Disciplinary C’tteeBritish Airways Announces New A350 Aircraft, New Business Class ‘Club Suite’Five Things Ahmed’s Life And Death Taught UsInlaks, Moven Enterprise To Provide Innovative, Personalised Solutions To The Financial Industry Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.