President Akufo-Addo and flagbearer of the NDC, John Dramani Mahama have signed the Presidential Peace Pact as the country goes to the polls on Monday, December 7.
The Peace Pact is to ensure the two major Political Parties, NPP and NDC, commit to peace and also accept the verdict of the people when the election results are declared.
Witnesses at the signing ceremony included Chief Justice, Anin Yeboah; Former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; Representatives from the Ghana Peace Council, Executive Director of IDEG, Emmanuel Akwetey, the Chief Imam, Shiekh Osmanu Sharabutu.
President Akufo-Addo reiterated the NPP’s commitment to a Peaceful election.
Flagbearer of the NDC, John Dramani Mahama said there is the need for institutions to work impartially for a peaceful election.
Chief Justice Anin Yeboah oversaw the signing of the Election Peace Pact.
Justice Anin Yeboah said any election dispute resolution will not go beyond forty-two days as contained in the 4th Edition of the Elections Adjudication Manual.
Former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, commended the two leaders for showing commitment to maintain the long-standing reputation of Ghana as a beacon of peace on the continent.