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The Ghana Academy of Muslim Professionals (GAMP) has expressed grave concern over violence registered in the recent by-election held at Ayawaso West Wuogon on January 31, 2019.
In a press statement signed by its General Secretary, Abdul-Wahab Abubakar, The Group said, “as a concern religious body interested in peace and development in the country, the GAMP deems it appropriate to add its voice to the numerous voices of individuals and Civil Society Organization to condemn in no uncertain terms the violence meted out on innocent citizens”.
Below is the full statement:
PRESS RELEASE MUSLIM PROFESSIONALS CONDEMN VIOLENCE AT AYAWASO WEST WUOGON BY- ELECTION.
The Ghana Academy of Muslim Professionals has noted with grave concern the violence witnessed in the recent by-election held at Ayawaso West Wuogon on January 31, 2019. As a concern religious body interested in peace and development in the country, the GAMP deems it appropriate to add its voice to the numerous voices of individuals and Civil Society Organization to condemn in no uncertain terms the violence meted out on innocent citizens.
Ghana had over the years gained international recognition on account of her democratic credentials, and we as a nation must not engage in any activity that could undermine this enviable recognition. The GAMP is happy that a Commission of Enquiry has been set up to investigate this unfortunate incident. We are hopeful that the Commission will be impartial in discharging its duties and would ensure that the outcome of the enquiry puts an end to vigilantism in the country.
SIGNED Abdul-Wahab Abubakar General Secretary.

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