Let us be vigilant during Nov 7th elections - Rawlings warns

Let us be vigilant during Nov 7th elections - Rawlings warns

-Former president, Jerry John Rawlings has warned all stakeholders to be vigilant ahead of the November 7th general elections

- Jerry Rawlings has thus charged the newly sworn in American Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Porter Jackson who paid a courtesy call on him

Let us be vigilant during Nov 7th elections - Rawlings warns

Jerry Rawlings in a pose with the US ambassador, his daughter and other delegation

Former president Jerry John Rawlings has charged all stakeholders in the country to ensure the highest level of vigilance especially as the 2016 general elections draws near.

During a courtesy call on him by the newly sworn American Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Porter Jackson, the former president commented on the need for the USA to ensure that Ghana conducts a peaceful elections come the November 7th elections.

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“It appears people have reached a saturation point, nevertheless what is important is for all stakeholders to ensure the highest level of vigilance is maintained to guarantee peaceful elections,” Rawlings said.

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The November 7th general elections is said to be one of the most anticipated elections in the democratic history of the country as the two opposing parties, the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the minority party (NPP). President Mahama will be contesting his main rival Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party for the second time, having defeated him in the 2012 elections – a development which has been predicted to be a fiercely fought general elections.

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