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Let’s Safeguard Our Democracy” – Hon. Speaker

By: MENSAH MAXWELL

Alban Bagbin Urges Parliamentarians to Protect Ghana’s Democratic Values Ahead of December Elections.

Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Alban Bagbin, has called on Members of the House to safeguard Ghana’s democracy, expressing concerns about the upcoming December elections.

Speaking to the House, last Friday May 17, the Speaker emphasized the importance of protecting the country’s democratic values and ensuring a free, fair, and peaceful electoral process.

Hon. Bagbin urged parliamentarians to put aside partisan interests and work together to strengthen Ghana’s democratic institutions, promote transparency and accountability, and ensure the integrity of the electoral process.

He emphasized that the December elections are a critical moment for Ghana’s democracy and that it is the responsibility of all stakeholders to ensure that the process is credible and reflects the will of the people.

The Speaker also highlighted the need for civic education and voter registration, encouraging all eligible citizens to participate in the electoral process.

He further cautioned against violence, intimidation, and hate speech, stressing that such actions have no place in Ghana’s democratic landscape.

Hon. Bagbin reiterated the importance of safeguarding Ghana’s democracy, stating that “our democracy is a precious asset that requires constant nurturing and protection. Let us work together to ensure that our democracy continues to thrive and serve the best interests of our citizens.”

The Speaker’s call to action resonated with parliamentarians from both sides of the aisle, who pledged their commitment to upholding Ghana’s democratic values and ensuring a peaceful and credible electoral process in December.

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