On eve of Togo national election, Ban calls for calm and transparency

Ban-Ki Moon

Ban-Ki Moon

NEW YORK, 24 April 2015 – PRN Africa — On the eve of the presidential election in Togo, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling on all national stakeholders to recommit themselves to ensuring that the election is conducted in a peaceful, free and transparent manner and reflects the will of the people of Togo.

“The Secretary-General calls on all political leaders and their supporters to resolve any disputes that may arise from the electoral process through constitutional and peaceful means,” Mr. Ban Ki-moon’s spokesperson said in a statement released in New York. “The Secretary-General reiterates the commitment of the United Nations to support the electoral process and the efforts of the Togolese to strengthen democratic order in their country,” the statement added.

SOURCE UN News Centre

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