Paramount Main of Kpenoe Classic Location, Togbe Kotoku XI in the Ho Municipality of the Volta Region has appealed to the Electoral Commission (EC) to honour invitation by the Nationwide Property of Chiefs.
He stated Chiefs, who had been custodians of the land have been significant stakeholders in national programmes and it was only fair for the Commission to agenda a time to honour their invitation for deliberations on the impending typical election.
Togbe Kotoku who was talking in an job interview with the Ghana Information Agency in Ho stated the Countrywide Home of Chiefs represented many segments of the nation and carried messages of peace to traditional parts, so the need for the EC to work with chiefs, “if only it is advocating peaceful elections in Ghana.
“If we are speaking about peaceful elections, there really should also be mutual respect for essential stakeholders like chiefs.” he stated.
Togbe Kotoku claimed chiefs performed vital roles in ensuring credible and tranquil elections and ought to not be retained in the dim in the Commission’s activities, adding that most nationwide concerns were resolved by popular chiefs in the state.
“We do the very same get the job done. We are all referees in this recreation. Ghanaians glimpse up to the EC and chiefs for peace. When issues get tough, the EC and some others run to the chiefs so let’s not crack the bridge,” he claimed.
Togbe Kotoku also questioned political functions to be mindful of the peace of the nation in their pursuits and not only winning of the polls.
The Paramount Chief recommended Govt for endeavours at that contains Covid-19 and urged it to endeavour to total deserted initiatives in the country, primarily roadways such as the Ho-Kpenoe street as for accelerated socio-financial growth.