Kufuor appeals to President Mills to ease mounting tension
Accra, April 19, GNA - Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on President John Atta Mills to take steps to douse rising tension resulting from the from the arrest of Mr Kennedy Adjepong, the Member of parliament for Assin North.
Former President Kufuor, who is attending meetings in Washington DC, warned against the escalation of tension, especially in this election year, and appealed to President Mills to instruct the police not to leave any impressions of partisanship in the discharge of their duties.
This is contained in a statement signed by his Spokesperson, Mr Frank Agyekum.
''Treason is the highest criminal offense of the land and must be used lightly.
Using a sledge hammer to kill a fly is like pouring oil unto fire,'' former President Kufuor said.