An eight-member Kwahu West Municipal elections security task force has been inaugurated at Nkawkaw, to ensure the maintenance of peace and stability in the municipality before, during and after the forth-coming Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
Members of the task force include the Nkawkaw Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Paul Awini as chairman, the Municipal Coordinating Director, Mr Thomas Ba-innimayeh, as secretary, the Divisional Crime officer, DSP Adamu Seidu, the Bureau of National Investigations District Officer, and the Municipal Fire Officer.
The others are, the District Immigration officer and the Municipal police officer.
In his inaugural address, Chief Supt Awini said the objective of the task force was to initiate enquiries in all electoral disputes, especially before the general elections to ensure peace in the municipalities.
He called on stakeholders to cooperate with the task force, the municipal assembly and other security agencies to avoid violence and intimidation for a successful election in the area.
Mr Ba-innimayeh advised members of the task force to be neutral in their deliberations and ensure effective monitoring before and after the elections.
He urged them to ensure thorough investigations of all information received from members of the political parties and the general public before acting on them.
The municipal coordinating Director advised the media to be circumspect in their reportage to maintain and sustain the peaceful atmosphere after the elections.