Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Ghana: Peace campaign launched ahead of 2016 polls

Peaceful Character Education Foundation (PCEF) will organise a sensitization and awareness campaign to educate Ghanaians on how to maintain peace during and after the 2016 general elections.

The campaign will be under the theme Peace In Ghana 2016 and beyond.

“As citizens of Ghana it is important for us to live in a country of peace and tranquility. This peace must be realised in all facets of our life, at all levels of our social fabric and in all our institutions including our homes, schools, workplaces and places of worship.

“As part of this initiative PCEF is organising a sensitisation and awareness campaign to educate all Ghanaians on how to keep the peace before, during and after the 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Ghana,” a statement from PCEF said.

The campaign will be based on a 5 point plan listed below.

5 Point Plan for Peace in Ghana 2016 Elections

SELF CONTROL: Lets Guide and direct our thoughts, because our thoughts lead to feelings and feelings leads to actions which lead to a POSITIVE outcome or a NEGATIVE outcome.

RESPECT: each other’s views and opinions and Respect and Protect property and environment

ACCEPTANCE: of election results no matter the outcome

RESPONSIBILITY: All stakeholders should strive to perform their duties appropriately and to the best of their abilities

In all things lets S.T.O.P.: Stop, Think, weigh our Options and Proceed with the right choice. The right choice is a choice that would not bring harm to anybody, to property and to the environment.
PCEF will also organise a number of programmes ahead of the campaign.
Day 1: Friday, 1st July 2016

Program: Peace Walk – Walk for Peace in Ghana 2016 and beyond

Location: Starts at Circle(EIB Network Park) through Accra and back to CircleDay 2: Saturday, 2nd July 2016
Program: Launch of the Peace In Ghana 2016 and beyond
Venue: GNAT(Teachers ) Hall

By: Marian Ansah/citifmonline.com/Ghana

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