NPC urges continuous dialogue ahead of the election 2024

The Executive Secretary of the NPC, George Amoh, has called for continuous dialogue guided by the infractions of the 2020 general election. He announced that the council, together with the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) and Media Foundation for West Africa, developed guidelines against intemperate language during this period. He made this announcement at this year’s pre-May Day workers’ forum themed: “The Role of Workers and Social Partners in Securing Peaceful Elections¬†for National Development.”
The forum brought together the National Peace Council (NPC), the Electoral Commission (EC) and workers on all fronts.
Mr Amoh said the council had identified 23 hotspots across the country and was working together with the political actors to ensure peace. He said a lot was being done behind the scenes, as well as encouraging a peer review mechanism among all political actors.
He said national and regional response groups would be established to pick up early warning signals for swift action. The response team involves the Ghana Police Service and the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ).
The NPC Executive Secretary announced a post-election programme to keep the peace. They are a healing programme at both the constituency and national levels and assessing the impact of all the peace pacts.