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Yendi came to stand-still on 'judgement day'-residents


Political parties in the Yendi constituency have of the northern region attributed the Ghana’s peace after the Supreme Court verdict to the commitment of every Ghanaian and the leadership of the various parties.

While some are singling out the 2012 NPP flagbearer Nana Akufu Addo for accepting the verdict on time, others say the interest of Ghana was put first by Ghanaians before anybody’s interest.

Some have also attributed the peace to what they described as economic hardship and unemployment in the country.

According them, people are still struggling to have a balanced three square meals a day instead of engaging in violent acts.  A residents in Yendi told Zaa News that, on that faithful day, the 29th August 2013 ''was Yendi market day and not even a fly was in the market'’.

This, they say brought economic activities to a stand-still which threw almost everybody in the area into the state of dilemma as to what the response of the outcome of the supreme court might be.  

However, the prayers of religious leaders and advice of parents to their children to stay indoors contributed significantly to the current peace the whole country is enjoying, the residents added.

The residents were speaking at a forum organized by the Ghana Developing Communities Associations (GDCA) on the peace after the Supreme Court verdict.

The residents in Yendi strongly vow to erase the negative perception that the people in the area are violent. They also pledge to live peacefully and co-exist for the interest of development in Yendi municipality.

They are however worried about the attitudes of some people, especially, among women who they accused of mockery of one another and called for an immediate stop it in the Yendi municipality. They fear if it is continued can derail the peace of the area.



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