The national coordinator for Coalition of Domestic Election Observers Mr.Albert Kofi Arhin has today indicated that the political vigilantism that has become dominant in our country could only be prevented if only Inspector General of Police(IGP) should be appointed in office by the independent body and secure tenure of office must also be ensured.

He stated that the existence of political vigilante groups is illegal and the government should ban this groups immediately as a matter of national security.

Mr.Albert Kofi Arhin The national coordinator for Coalition of Domestic Election Observers

Mr Albert Kofi Arhin made this known today at a round table discussion on the issue of political party vigilantism in this country.

He opined that over the years the level of violence that has characterised the activities of party vigilante groups during each phase of the political cycle has increased, especially since the year 2000.

He stated that political interference on the part of security issue is another factor that is undermining the security and if measures are not put in place to address this situation, it will negatively affect our position one day.

Source: Metro News | Krobea Asante |

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