Sep 13, 2012 at 9:35am
13th September, 2012
The Daily Graphic calls for a return to the strong Ghanaian value system that rewards hard work, honesty, integrity and rebukes mediocrity.
The paper cautions politicians in particular to desist from defending their party members who engage in acts that could jeopadise the peace of the country.
According to the Graphic, twenty years of democratic experiment in Ghana has been a blessing to all and must be sustained.
The paper reminds politicians that their desire to rule is good; but they should remember that if a section of society feels alienated by their acts, they will react in an unfavourable way.
The Graphic concludes with a call on all stakeholders in the nation's body politic to be decorous in their utterances.
The Ghanaian Times focuses on keeping the cemeteries clean.
The paper says apart from overcrowding, the public cemeteries are overgrown with weeds while grave looters cause damage to both graves and dead bodies, leaving human parts exposed and scattered indiscriminately.
A case in point, according to the Ghanaian Times is the Awudome cemetery in Accra where the whole place has been turned into a forest, which serves as a hiding place for criminals and drug addicts.
The paper notes that the dead are highly revered in all aspects of human endeavour and therefore, deserve a peaceful resting environment.
The paper says the dead deserve more than what they are getting today.
The Today Newspaper welcomes Madam Eva Lokko as the running mate to Dr.
Paa Kwesi Nduom saying the Progressive People's Party has with that indicated its battle readiness.
The paper recounts various positions Madam Lokko has held over the years including being the Director-General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation saying, she has much experience and so much to offer.
The paper believes it is against this backdrop that the pair of Dr.Nduom and Madam Eva Lokko is most complementing and most lethal among all the political parties in this year's elections.