[lg policy] Ghanaians must shun politicians who use intemperate language - Tourism Minister

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Thu Apr 19 15:02:01 UTC 2012

Ghanaians must shun politicians who use intemperate language - Tourism Minister

Akua Sena Dansua

Madam Akua Sena Dansua, Minister of Tourism, on Wednesday called on
the public to demand accountability from politicians who use
intemperate language to incite lawlessness and violence. She made the
call at the ongoing Third Ghana Policy Fair organised by the Ministry
of Information in Accra. The six-day fair on the theme: “Building
Together in a Better Ghana,” is expected to bring together Ministries,
Departments and Agencies as well as Metropolitan, Municipal and
District Assemblies in Greater Accra Region under one roof to provide
a one-stop access to the public.

It is expected to provide the platform for the private sector to
explore opportunities for possible collaboration that would rake in
the much needed resources as well as create employment avenues for the
youth. The fair also serves as an avenue for people to interact freely
with public officials. Madam Dansua expressed disquiet at the posture
taken by some politicians who speak abrasively on the media and other
public platforms at the least or no provocation.

She expressed wonder whether such individuals came from Ghanaian homes
where good manners are naturally taught as a matter of moral
tradition. Madam Dansua said she is confident that God would favour
the country with a peaceful election, stressing that, Ghana would
survive 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary elections scheduled for


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