The Voice And Power Of The Thumb
People of mother Ghana
The time has come again
For us to go to the polls
Let’s remember one thing
And any other thing can follow
I know for sure that
When minority becoming majority
There’s always animosity
But let’s think and think
Think deeply in our hearts.
Before we take our arms.
Politics is just a game
You can either win or lose
Then why the need for fight?
If you lose an election,
Is there no space for reflection?
Before our parties came into existence,
We were all Ghanaians
Political fanatism cannot help.
It can only lead to chaos.
Dialogue can lead to construction
And conflict will lead to destruction.
I call on all and sundry
To let peace prevail
For the sake of our children and women,
The aged and the vulnerable.
Losing election for peace to prevail
Is better than winning the seat with stain.
NDC, NPP, PNC, CPP, PPP
And all other political parties
Tell your followers to be calm
And listen to the thumbs of the people
Dialogue should be our key to maintain peace.
Election officials, stand up to the task
Clergymen and women
Without peace, our mosques and churches will be empty,
So give peace a chance
Media men and women
Say exactly what you have seen
Wrong reportage may fuel anger
And lead to conflict
We can’t afford to trade off our peace so cheaply
There is no better the payback for
Party vigilantism and political violence.
If not loss of life our loved ones
Loss of human dignity
Misplace of properties and human lives
Say no to party vigilantism
And say a big no to political violence.
Avoid impersonation, multiple voting
Remember the punishment for culprits of Act 999
A law that warns against political violence and vigilantism
And be ambassadors of peace.
Be an advocate and an agent of peaceful election
It is about ideas, not insults
It is about votes, not violence
It is about ballots, not bullets
Your party, my party are all subsets
Of Mother Ghana.
Ghanaians need your life
Before, during and after the elections.
Your thumb is your weapon, not gun
And your vote is your power, not violence.
So, don't be a tool for a fool.
Be wise !!!