The Vice president of the group calling itself the Nsoatre Zongo Youth Association has cautioned the Zongo youth to desist from acts that will disrupt the peace as the country enters the election year.
Mr. Frederick Baffour Amankwaa, urged the youth, especially Muslim youth to ignore offers from politicians who intend to incite violence in society.
“We must not allow ourselves to be lured with peanuts by politicians, “he stated.
Mr. Frederick Baffour Amankwaa, in an interview with BATV NEWS after the official launch of the Association core mandate at Nsoatre in the Sunyani West constituency of the Bono Region.
“Our core mandate is to preach peace ahead of the upcoming general elections”, he added.
The program was graced, by all the Parliamentary Candidates in the Constituency, Hon Ignatius Baffour Awuah,the incumbent MP(NPP), Hon Bernard Oduro Takyi,(IndependentCandidate),Hon Millicent Amankwaa Yeboah(NDC), former and current DCE’s, Traditional rulers and other peace ambassadors.
In an interview with Hon. Bernard Oduro Takyi, he said “the hallmark of Muslims is Peace so they shouldn’t allow themselves to be used to cause of mayhem in the December polls”.
He also donated GHc1,000to support the Association.
Hon. Okyei Kwame Baffour, who is a communication Team Member of the NDC and some Gurus who represented Hon. Millicent Amankwa Yeboah also preached about peace and urge Sunyani West to vote massively for them.
Meanwhile,the Member of Parliament for Sunyani West Constituency and Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour Awuah in his speech hinted that the youth should be ambassadors of peace ahead of the elections.
He donated an amount of Ghc5,000 to the Zongo youth and promise to give 10 sewing machines, 5 hair dryers and 5 barbering machines to those who have learned vocation.