Kumasi, Dec 30, GNA – The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. John Alexander Ackon, has urged Ghanaians to continue to pull together to strengthen and grow the nation’s democracy.
He underlined the need for all to demonstrate high sense of responsibility, tolerance and mutual respect.
He was addressing journalists in Kumasi at an end-of-year soiree organized for them by the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC).
It was to show appreciation for the good job done by media - the spotlight put on the development achievements of the region.
Mr. Ackon saluted the people for the political maturity that ensured the peaceful conduct of the December 07 presidential and parliamentary elections.
He gave high marks to the media for the vital role it played to make the polls peaceful.
He used the occasion to remind the journalists to uphold professional ethics and to exercise good judgement by putting the national interest ahead of any other consideration.
Mrs. Elizabeth Kankam-Boadu, acting Regional Chairperson of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), appealed for support towards the completion of a Press-Centre, it was building.