May 30, 2024

The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC), has urged politicians to desist from enticing voters to money and allow them to decide who will lead them without monetary influence.

Speaking to the media after a meeting with the Electoral Commission, the president of GPCC Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamekye stated that the public should be freely go to the polls based on the issues, the policies and manifestos of the various political parties istead of luring them with money.

He said the political parties should respect the nation by promoting democracy that is free from deceiving people with their money during elections.

“We are also aware of the monetization of elections that is going on in our nation, we want to plead with them that they should please respect Ghana and they should make sure that they don’t actually deceive people by giving them money just to vote for them in an election. Let the people vote because based on the issues, policies and their manifesto that they hear instead of cohesion them with money and all that” He said.

The GPCC also encouaged the electoral commissionn to itesify its education on the electoral processes.

According to Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamekye, the political parties should put Ghana first during and after the general elections.

Adding that the strategies of the various parties should not overrule the principles that govern peaceful elections.

“As elections bring tensions, we want to please plead with our political parties to please put Ghana first. They should put their strategies together but their strategies should not be supposed to overrule the principles that they kn0w that will govern a peaceful election. ” He added.

In a few months time, Ghanaians will join the queue to decide who should be their leader in the next four years.

The two leading political parties in Ghana, the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) are determined to win the elections.

The NPP’s strive to break the 8 will give the vice president and the flagbearer of the party, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia the mandate to lead the country.

Dr. Bawumia would make history in the political cycle in Ghana if the NPP won the elections.

Meanwhile, the former president and the leader of the NDC, John Dramani Mahama has intensified the campaign through ‘Let’s Build the Ghana We Want Tour’.

Mr. Mahama has promised to implement a 24 hour economy to create job opportunities for the Ghanaian youth.