Jun 29, 2016, 2:00 PM
Among the things other African countries should learn from our brothers in
According to the diplomat, political maturity, justice and an electoral commissioner trusted by all contestants, as well as the nature of brotherhood of the Ghanaians, also contributed to such success,
"It takes a lot to make a Ghanaian angry or use violence. They are hospitable, nice, accept criticism and can solve many situations through dialogue rather than resort to violence," he said."
This statement goes to show, not only we in
Another issue that is worth noting in the Ghanaian diplomat's statement is the need for security personnel to cut their house off from political activity and remain neutral at the utmost level. The Ghanaians also told The Point that they were glad for such maturity including the fact there were no reported cases of thuggery, fraud, malpractice or other election-related violence before, during or after the elections, adding that both the army and the police and other law- enforcement agents were neutral. This is food for thought for all the security apparatus in the sub-region.
"The ballot is stronger than the bullet"