NPP, NDC commit to engage in militia disbandment talks

NPP, NDC commit to engage in militia disbandment talks
Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline.com | Naa Sakwaba Akwa | email: faustine.akwa@myjoyonline.com
Date: 09-04-2019 Time: 07:04:39:pm
Chairman of the NPP (L) Freddie Blay and NDC's Chair Samuel Ofosu Ampofo

The two largest political parties in the country – NPP and NDC - have agreed to engage in deliberations aimed at disbanding all militia groups affiliated to them.

This decision was arrived at after a meeting between representatives of both parties, mediated by the National Peace Council in Accra on Tuesday, on the disbandment of such groups in the country as proposed by the president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

In a communique issued after the first meeting by the Peace Council indicated that both parties have agreed to engage in deliberations.

Below is a copy of the statement:

First party militia meeting