The Bill  aimed at imposing a Million dalasi fee for registration of political  parties  which are not supported by state funds is seen as an attempt to stifle opposition parties  in the name of promoting the birth of more organised parties . In actual fact it is promoting more patronage in party formation and maintenance.  It is a means of consolidating decadence in politics as people spend more only to ask more of the tax payers’ money to recover electoral investments after victory. In the same vein, the raising of non refundable deposits is seen as a sign of stifling democracy and genuine multi party contest. Foroyaa will continue to monitor the next step. Will the National Assembly members pass the Bill? The future will tell and history will inform posterity who did what.  ]]>

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