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Rawlings hopeful NDC, NPP will heed to President call to disarm militias

 

Former President Jerry John Rawlings wants the two main political parties in the country to heed the directive by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s to disarm their militias.

During his State of the Nation Address to Parliament on Thursday, the President called on the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to meet over the phenomenon and agree on a road map to disband their armed groups.

Reacting in a tweet to the call, former President Rawlings expressed the hope that both the NDC and NPP will join forces to end the phenomenon that threatens Ghana’s security.

“I do hope the NDC … and the NPP … will heed the call to join forces in combating the scourge of party militias and violent vigilantism,” Mr Rawlings tweeted.

Source:myjoyonline.com

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