This year’s Election has been described by many as a crucial one which will decide the turn of
events in the country in the coming years. In order to minimize the tension that characterizes the
elections, there is then the need for every citizen to preach the message of peace.
Peace is a key factor for the development of a country economically. A country cannot prosper
without peace. For this reason, leaders of political parties, high profile personalities,
organizations, churches are all preaching for peace and advocating against speeches and actions
that will jeopardise the stability of the country in the pre and post-November/December election
In line with this, the two time gospel artiste of the year nominee, known for hit song Wafom
Kwan, Patience Nyarko has embarked on a peace project dubbed ‘Patience Nyarko Peace
Project’ to help minimize the tension currently surrounding the November/December elections
by preaching the message peace to Ghanaians.
According to the peace advocate, it is important as a nation to maintain and enjoy peace during
and after elections. “I am proudly Ghanaian and I stand for peace. Peace is all we want us a
nation, without peace there is no sustainable development. So it is important for us to persevere
and ensure peace and stability during elections”
She explained that, ‘Patience Nyarko Peace Project’ aims at spreading the message of peace in
schools, churches and conferences across the ten regions of Ghana. At every point of the peace
tour, Patience Nyarko educates participants on the need to maintain peace during and after the
November/December elections and the importance to desist from election violence.
As part of the peace project, the sensational gospel musician has released a peace song dubbed
‘Ye Pe Asomdwe’ which is the theme song for her peace campaign. The song talks about some
of the important ideals necessary for a peaceful election.
The just released ‘Ye Pe Asomdwe’ is currently receiving huge air play on the major radio
stations in the country and its gradually becoming the nation’s peace song for elections 2016.
Patience Nyarko also revealed that, ‘Ye Pe Asomdwe’ video has been shot and is currently
played on most the major television stations in the country.