[ 2012-06-12 ]
Prof. John Nabila, President of the National House of Chiefs
Resorting to self-help is a threat to our peace - House of Chiefs Prez
President of the National House of Chiefs, Naa
Professor John Nabila has called on authorities
responsible for the protection of the citizenry to
be proactive and swiftly take action on early
warning signals to prevent people from resorting
to self help.
According to him, people usually take the law into
their own hands when they have reason to believe
that security officials are lax and disinterested
in their problems.
Naa Nabila was speaking on Joy FM’s Super Morning
He was commenting on the recent disturbances in
the Hohoe District of the Volta Region following
violent clashes between Muslim youth and
indigenes. A six-to-six curfew has been imposed on
the District to control the situation.
The National House of Chiefs president called for
calm and self-restraint between the feuding
factions and the larger populace, stressing the
need to safeguard the nation’s peace as the
December polls approach.
To cohabit in peace, he added, there is the need
for mutual respect.
“Ghana is our only country…we should respect (each
other). We the traditional rulers should respect
those who settle in our communities and then those
who settle in our communities should also respect
the culture of the people.”
“This is what (peace) is all about,” he
Source - MyjoyOnline
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