Religious leaders back review of 1992 Constitution [Other News]

Some religious leaders nave supported calls for die review or die 1992 Constitution to make it robust and inclusive and to conform to modern governance dynamics.
Taking their turn at the Institute of Economic Affairs' (IA) Constitutional Review Seminar in Accra on Wednesday, the leaders said 30 years after the implementation of the current constitution, there had been identifiable lapses in the areas of presidential powers, separation of powers, social exclusion, gender equity, institutional weaknesses, and decentralisation, among others.
The religious leaders said the review of the constitution must, however, lead to an enhancement of religious tolerance, deepening democracy, and improvements in the lives of the people.
The speakers at the event were: Dr Lawrence Tetteh, President, Worldwide Miracle Outreach; Sheikh AremeyawShaibu, Spokesperson, National Chief Imam; the Most Reverend Dr Paul Kwabena Boafo, Presiding Bishop, Methodist Church of Ghana, Maulvi Mohammed Bin Salih, Head, Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, and Apostle Samuel Amponsah Frimpong, Chairman, Christ Apostolic Church.
Dr. Tetteh called for the review of the four-year term of presidents to six years to offer governments adequate time to plan and implement them...

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