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Mahama calls for limitation in the midst of supposed military brutalities in Volta Region

Mahama calls for limitation in the midst of supposed military brutalities in Volta Region 

The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has approached inhabitants of the Volta Region to practice limitation notwithstanding alledged military brutalities and assault on NDC individuals in the district by known individuals from the decision New Patriotic Party. 

Mr. Mahama who was on a visit in the Volta Region yesterday told party individuals in the Akatsi North Constituency that he knows about the ongoing arrangement of the military and other security agents and how it has influenced their occupations and their opportunity. 

"I have been advised on what's going on and I will keep on encouraging them to practice restriction. We know the terrorizing that is going on and how it has influenced their vocations since they can't move uninhibitedly on their own territories however I despite everything request that they practice restriction and energize them in their numbers to come out and register in front of the 2020 general decisions." 

Mr. Mahama's visit through the district was to empower him watch and get direct data on the continuous across the country Voter's enlistment practice by the Electoral Commission. 

He visited enrollment focuses in the South Tongu, Akatsi South, Ketu North, Ketu South, Akatsi North, Agotime-Ziope and Ho Central Constituencies where he communicated with customary rulers, candidates and gathering people the same. 

While finishing his visit in the Ho Central Constituency, the NDC Flagbearer made a last stop at the Asogli State Council to pay a civility approach the Paramount Chief of the Asogli State and the President of the National House of Chiefs, Agbogbomefia Togbe Afede XIV and the other customary specialists of the Asogli individuals. 

At the Council, Mr. Mahama shared expressed his dismay about the security sending in the region while approaching the customary specialists to urge their residents to go out and register. 

He stated, "Exactly toward the beginning of the activity (voters enrollment), there was a report of the military to specific pieces of the nation. We realize that the military is one of the security administrations and it has the order of shielding the regional uprightness of our nation against outside hostility, so whenever there is the arrangement of the military, at that point you realize that there is an extraordinary emergency thus, it shocked a ton of us." 

As per him, however government's clarifications are that the arrangement is done to ensure the outskirts against cross fringe spread of Covid-19, it has harmonized with the Voter enrollment work out, which has prompted terrorizing and badgering of residents who should practice their city obligation of enlisting in an empowering situation. 

"Lamentably, the incident of the beginning of the voters enrollment practice with the sending of the military has left an unsavory case in the brains of drivers of popular government, since this Covid-19 pandemic has been with us for certain months now and we began with just two cases revealed. On the off chance that there is the requirement for us to seal our outskirts, I feel that is the time those fringes ought to have been fixed when we had just two cases. Presently today, we have more than 20,000 cases thus, one miracles if the quality of Covid-19 is from inside or from outside." 

Mr. Mahama finds the military sending and its orderly issues as a method of scrutinizing the citizenship of the occupants of the locale who have lived calmly for a long time. 

The presence of the security in the region, especially in border communities in the Ketu South, Akatsi North and Ho West areas has received wild condemnations from Traditional Authorities and residents in the region who have persistently accused the military of ransacking people’s homes, removing people from queues at registration centres and molesting of individuals on suspicion of being aliens attempting to participate in the voters registration exercise.

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