The General Overseer of Calvary Charismatic Center (CCC), Reverend Ransford Obeng has advised political party actors to present superior arguments in discussing their manifestos rather than the churning out of insults.
He noted that it is always better to give the public the chance to know details and judge for themselves the feasibility or otherwise of what they may be promising in their manifestos.
This, the CCC leader stressed would help the public to take decision from same in the upcoming elections than any other thing.
Addressing the church’s congregation last Sunday, Reverend Obeng said political parties would do their outfits a lot of good by backing their manifestos with superior arguments.
‘’While you talk about your manifestos take time to do so without insults or name calling so that the public may make meaning out of same and vote for the one that best convinces them’’, the Gospel Preacher posited.
The CCC vision carrier said some actors rather than discussing their party manifestos dispassionately have always laced their statements with some semblance of insults and unhealthy insinuations.
Many actors, Rev Obeng revealed have accepted to be on radio panels so they could churn out the vilest of insults on their opponents.
Others, the CCC leader noted also accept to be on political shows in election periods so they could use such platforms to attack persons they found to be unyielding to whatever demands they made from them.
Narrating further, Rev Obeng said unfortunately he has found out that those who carry out the vilest insults are readily noticed by their supporters and leaders and at times receive rewards.
‘’Insults drown the wisdom in messages that political parties convey across the media landscape and it often puts discerning people off’’, CCC leader.
The CCC leader has therefore rallied political actors to work to become instruments of peace rather than chaos.
He asked that this year’s election be made more peaceful or credible by its primary and secondary actors such as the political parties and the Electoral Commission.
Countries that had done so well economically, Rev Obeng said had done so because the citizens strived to live in peace.
‘’Proper development takes place in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility and this is why I urge that all stakeholders in Ghana’s election do their best to conduct themselves as peaceful as they can be’’, Rev Obeng.
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