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Post-election protests: Catholic Bishops’ Conference calls for calm

The leadership of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC), has called on the two major political parties and their supporters to exercise restraint and avoid all forms of violence in the aftermath of the declaration of the Presidential and Parliamentary results by the Electoral Commission.In a statement signed by the President for the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC), Most Rev. Philip Naameh, congratulated all candidates in the just ended general elections for offering themselves for the service of Ghana.

According to him, Despite the success and peaceful conduct of the elections, the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference also noted with concern the loss of lives and injuries suffered by some people in constituencies such as Awutu Senya East, Odododiodio, Ablekuma Central, Bono East and Savelugu.

“We equally wish to urge the Electoral Commission to keep engaging all the political parties to ensure that all outstanding electoral issues and grievances are dealt with in the interest of the country”, The statement added.

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