File: NDC officials presenting objects towards battling Covid-19. Photograph Credit rating: NDC National Communications Bureau.
Nationwide Safety Secretariat at the Office of the President, has directed political parties and their affiliate marketers to desist from politicising donations aimed at supporting the country’s battle versus coronavirus.
The directive is contained in an April 1, 2020, wi-fi concept issued to the numerous Stability Councils at the Regional, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies.
The Countrywide Security Coordinator, Joshua Kyeremeh, in the round exclusively outlined donations by opposition Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC) and some parliamentary aspirants of the political occasion to some health and fitness facilities.
“Reports show that some Countrywide Democratic Congress
(NDC) parliamentary candidates and sympathisers have commenced donation of
items to overall health amenities in assist of initiatives to stem Covid-19 outbreak. That
these donations have been politicised in the feeling that the donations are
branded in NDC colors,” the NSS circular notes.
Myjoyonline.com has also noticed photographs of Deputy Communications Minister, George Andah, who is also Member of Parliament for Awutu Senya West constituency, building a presentation to the health and fitness directorate in the place with the things branded with his photo.
Abuakwa South Parliamentarian and Minister for Will work and Housing, Samuel Atta Akyea also lately donated a range of merchandise to the Municipal Assembly to be dispersed to establishments and organisations leading the Covid-19 combat.
Nevertheless, the round which is tackled to all Regional
Stability Councils (REGSEC), Metropolitan Stability Councils (METSEC), Municipal
Protection Councils, (MUSEC) and District Safety Councils (DISEC) notes these kinds of politicised
donations have to stop.
“National Security Secretariat (NSS) gratefully requests REGSEC,
METSECs, MUSECs and DISECs to stage up schooling on non-politicisation of
initiatives to stem Covid-19, therefore with rapid result impress on all citizens
that any these donation must not be politically inclined,” the NSS suggested.