Most Rev. Palmer-Buckle
Most Rev. Palmer-Buckle

Accra, May 15, GNA – The Most Reverend Charles Palmer-Buckle, Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, has appealed to Ghanaians to pray for peace and mercy towards the December election.

“In the period before, during and after the elections, let us all vow and endeavour to be honest and vigilant not to allow evil to destroy the two decades of democratic development by our beloved country Ghana,” he said.

Most Rev. Palmer-Buckle, who was addressing the launch of 2012 International Nurses’ Day celebration in Accra, said nurses were to help build up and renew the confidence of Ghanaians in state institutions towards the election.

The theme: for the ceremony was “Nurses and Midwives: caring and advocating for peaceful 2012 National elections”.

Most Rev. Palmer-Buckle said Ghanaians should be heartened by the numerous and persistent promises by the political parties to ensure the coming election is peaceful, free fair, honest and transparent.

He also called on the Electoral Commission, the National Commission for Civic Education, the Ghana Police Service and other security agencies to work hard to ensure peace during and after the election.

“l also call  on the media and myfellow Ghanaians who delight in pontificating on the airwaves to desist from advertising only evil and the negative, from raking up exaggerated partisan and inter-ethnic animosity, and repeating past unethical utterances to the point of propagating them inadvertently,” he said.


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