Politics

No vigilante forces on election day – Mahama


The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), says the Party is opposed to the formation and deployment of vigilante forces in the December Elections.

John Mahama said the NDC was, therefore counting on the vigilance of its members and supporters to protect the integrity of the ballot on Election Day.

The former President stated the Party’s commitment to peaceful elections in an address to the chiefs and people of Kpando in the Volta Region during his campaign tour.

He said communities should not just ensure that there wss no violence on election day, but take steps to prevent violent persons who might want to disrupt the polls.

Mr Mahama said if the mandate is given to him again as President of the country, he would legalise and regulate commercial motorcycle business- (Okada) to create jobs and grow the local economy.