Nana Baah VII, chief of Nankesido in the Central Region, cautioned politicians not to destroy Ghana's image as a peaceful country, in their quest for power.
He stressed that "our hard won reputation as a peace loving country must not be sacrificed for quest for political power."
Nana Baah, who is also the Ninfahene of the Nkusukum Traditional Area, was speaking at a durbar of chiefs and people at Nankesido, to mark the 48th anniversary of his enstoolment.
The event coincided with the celebration of the annual yam festival of the people of Nankesido.
Nana Baah urged the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Party (NDC), the country's dominant political parties, to form joint committees to educate their followers on the need for political tolerance.
He said such committees could also be tasked to organise games and other friendly activities for NPP and NDC supporters.
Katamanto Amonoo XI, Omanhene of Anomabo Traditional Area, called on the people to cooperation with their chiefs to facilitate the development of the area.
Mr. Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, Minister of Information and National Orientation and Member of Parliament for the area, appealed to traditional rulers to support politicians to improve the standards of living of the people.
Mr. Anthony Baison, Assistant Director in charge of supervision at the Mfantseman Municipal Directorate of the Ghana Education Service, praised Nana Baah for contributing to the development of
education in the area.
Mr. Robert Quainoo-Arthur, the Municipal Chief Executive, commended Nana Baah for releasing land for development projects in the area.