Pius Enam Hadzide, the deputy minister for information has disclosed that government will not compromise the safety of Ghanaians. He said the safety of Ghanaians will not be compromise no matter what anyone says.
Mr Hadzide made this statement when he was talking about the rejection of election results by the NDC. There was an unfortunate incident that happened in Techiman and other parts of the country where some people have died. This unfortunate incident occurred during the December 7 election.
Mr Hadzide in an interview with Samuel Eshun said government is assuring the Police and Security Agencies about their absolute support. He said the government will provide all the necessary support for them to be able to execute their work well. Mr Hadzide added, in order for the security agencies to protect the lives and property and also maintain peace, they have all the support they will from the government.
The deputy minister added that the IGP is investigating these isolated incidents of violence. He assured Ghanaians that an investigation will be carried out to know the circumstances surrounding these events.
The minister said the violence instigated by the NDC is out of place. He reiterated that the safety of Ghanaians still is important to the state. Mr Hadzide said ‘And we would do everything in our power not to compromise it for anything.
During the interview, he said if anyone has any issue with the EC’s declaration of the election. Then, they should follow the right processes laid out in law and seek remedy. Mobilizing people resulting to violence and intimidation is not the way out.
In concluding his interview, he commended the police for a good job done. He applauded them for being able to handle violent situations despite the provocation and distraction.