Attack: Ayawaso West Municipal Assembly Condemns NDC’s Violence at NPP Office

Accra, Ghana – The Ayawaso West Municipal Assembly has strongly criticized the recent attack by members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on the constituency office of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Dzorwulu. Municipal Chief Executive Sandra Owusu-Ahinkorah stated that the violent incident not only targeted the NPP but also undermined the fundamental values of democracy, peace, and unity held dearly in the Municipality.

The assembly emphasized its commitment to principles of mutual respect, dialogue, and peaceful coexistence, asserting that any actions to subvert these principles will face legal consequences. They urged the security forces to identify and prosecute those responsible for the attack as a deterrent to future violence.

In a written statement to all media outlets, the Ayawaso West Municipal Assembly condemned the assault on the NPP campaign office, labeling it as a threat to the harmonious coexistence of political parties in the Municipality. The assembly expressed condolences to the victims of the attack and assured them of efforts to ensure their safety during political activities.

The municipality affirmed the importance of upholding a culture of tolerance and respect, urging residents to refrain from violence and instead engage in constructive dialogue. They underscored their collaboration with law enforcement agencies to thoroughly investigate the incident and prevent its recurrence, emphasizing a zero-tolerance policy towards political aggression within the Municipality.

Municipal Chief Executive Hon. Sandra Owusu-Ahinkorah reiterated the assembly’s commitment to maintaining a violence-free environment and working closely with security services to achieve this goal. The authorities reassured residents of their dedication to safeguarding the well-being of all individuals involved in lawful political activities within the Municipality.