National Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has reiterated why the party is urging Ghanaians to vote ‘No’ in the December referendum.
According to Chairman Ofosu-Ampofo, the party’s position on the referendum has been one and already communicated.
“A ‘No’ vote is a victory for good decision for Ghana. We are better off with the current system at the Assemblies because partisanship at the Assemblies would bring confusion,” Ofosu- Ampofo noted.
Speaking in an interview on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen programme, Mr Ofosu-Ampofo explained a ‘YES’ vote will further polarise the nation, particularly local communities along the lines of New Patriotic Party (NPP) and NDC.
“Same violent situation at the national level would happen at the local level if the Assemblies’ election becomes partisanship and if we don’t take care we would have NPP and NDC sanitation days. We don’t need partisanship at the local level,” he urged.
To Chairman Ofosu-Ampofo, the work of the Assembly is to look at the safety of the people in the district and developmental issues and does not need NPP and NDC there.
He added that the Assemblies’ election would be monetised if it becomes partisan after a ‘Yes’ vote in the referendum.
“The Assemblies election is free because the members are not paid. If it becomes partisan, money would be involved,” he said.