#PulseElections UNDP ready to assist EC in election 2016

Tegnegnework Gettu United Nations Under-Secretary-General and associate administrator of the UNDP made this statement when he paid a courtesy call to the Minister of Interior Prosper Bani.

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The United Nation Development Program (UNDP) has expressed willingness to support the Electoral Commission in any way it can in the December 7 polls.

Tegnegnework Gettu United Nations Under-Secretary-General and associate administrator of the UNDP made this statement when he paid a courtesy call to the Minister of Interior Prosper Bani.

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“Ghana is a pioneer in Africa independence… we are also ready to assist the Electoral Commissioner on the upcoming elections,” Gettu said in an exclusive interview with Pulse.com.gh.

“The UNDP has provided support to Ghana during its previous elections and as such will do same towards the upcoming elections come 7 December”.

play Tegnegnework Gettu United Nations Under-Secretary-General and associate administrator of the UNDP

 

He commended Ghana for being the center of stability, peace and democracy and because of that “we shall continue to support Ghanaians and the government in the smooth running of the elections to be transparent”.

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The UNDP has been a long standing partner of Ghana. It has helped in many sectors of the Ghanaian economy and also continue to partner agencies that associate with their vision.

The UNDP has been in Ghana for the past 50 years and recently celebrated its 50th anniversary at Alisa Hotel in Accra. In attendance were some ministers of state and UNDP officials.

play Interior Minister Prosper Bani and Tegnegnework Gettu United Nations Under-Secretary-General and associate administrator of the UNDP

 

A number of documentary  shown at the  venue demonstrating  the numerous  contribution  UNDP has made towards  changing lives in Ghana  with some areas including development project in  education, health agriculture and the environment.


Prosper Banni, minister of Interior after the celebration told Pulse.com.gh the UNDP has been of great help and “I must say that it is monumental and has transformed communities hitherto from situations that were unbearable but are currently producing incomes and productive situation”

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