The Deputy Majority Leader and Member of Parliament for Effutu Constituency, Hon. Kwamena Afenyo Markin has urged the Executive arm of government, members of Parliament, the Judiciary, Traditional authorities and the citizenry to come together and protect the peace of the country.
He explained that there may be a few security challenges in some parts of the country but that does not give the basis for people to declare the country as an insecure state.
Condemning that such utterances were unhealthy and undermined the existing peace the country was enjoying.
Mr Afenyo Markin further stated, every Ghanaian has the right to freedom of speech and also the freedom to demonstrate and nothing should be done to frustrate the exercise of such people, but must be done in a manner not to create mayhem or destabilise the peace of the country.
The deputy majority leader advised all citizens to be mindful of how we react towards issues in the body politics so that this country will continue to remain peaceful.
He made these remarks when he was contributing to a statement made by the Hon Member of Parliament for Klottey Korle, Dr Zenator Agyemang-Rawlings on the rising levels of insecurity and violent crimes in Ghana.