Ghanaian Political parties must have to establish active internal structure along with research units which ultimately renovate their manifestoes into practical developmental programs, The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) suggested.
Executive-Director of the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), Dr. Emmanuel Obliteifio Akwetey has stated that political parties are more concerned with winning the elections and power instead of planning and working for the betterment of people through organized programs and strategies
Political Parties Anxious To Win Not To Serve Public – IDEG
He was addressing the journalists attending the three-day workshop held under the theme of “Towards electoral reforms and integrity of the 2016 elections”. That workshop designed to train journalists to perform their roles in ideal manner in upcoming general elections.
Dr Akwetey also listed the focal issues to discuss and cover during reporting and writing regarding political parties manifesto, including infrastructure, job creation and tackling corruption, education development and macro-economic management.
Moreover he pointed that these issue are the cause of non-confidence of people over the political system. People are also becoming fed-up with the election promises, which never get done after the elections.
Meanwhile he also warned the political parties that this situation of non-confidence might be a discouragement to the multi-party democratic system.
He also suggested the political parties to get fruitful lessons from those nations, where political parties were not working for the people’s aspirations.
This workshop was organized by IDEG in cooperation with United Nations Education, Civic Forum Initiative (CFI), Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and several further organizations.
This workshop also intended to enhance the understanding of participants regarding the IDEG’s proposed constitutional reforms and amendments. These amendments will help to improve the current political structure and improve the stability and peace of the nation.
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