The Emile Short Commission has presented its report of the Ayawaso West Wougon violence inquiry to President Akufo-Addo.
The presentation was made by Justice Emile Short, who is the chairman of the C
The president expressed his appreciation to the
commission for accepting to render their services to the people of Ghana and
congratulated them for a good work done.
“I will like to thank you on behalf of the people of Ghana and hopefully your findings and recommendations will help us rule out election violence that has become a culture of our partisan politics,” he stated.
The president noted that it was his responsibility to ensure that the people of Ghana go about their duties in a peaceful environment.
“Our duty is to confront the realities of the day
and find a panacea that will assure the people of Ghana that they can go about
their normal duties including the exercise of their constitution and political
rights in an atmosphere of peace and freedom that is our main concern,” he
He assured the Commission and the people of Ghana that the findings presented to him will be given the necessary attention to
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“The findings and the recommendation that has been
made will be giving the necessary attention by me and my government, we have
the responsibility of ensuring law and order and that responsibility is not
that will be abdicated on any occasion so to the extent that this commission’s
recommendations can help us advance the enforcement of law and order in our country
it will be the subject of close study and I will respond appropriately,” he