As part of activities lined up for the Right To Live Peace Campaign, Miss Ecowas Ghana 2010, Rama Sidiqque together with some selected school pupils from across the country will pay a courtesy call on Vice President John Mahama at the castle, Osu to seek the support of the presidency for the campaign and also to assure the pupils of a peaceful elections in December since they are most affected with such political instabilities. The same call would be made on the flag bearers of all political parties up for the December Elections.
The Ecowas beauty queen is spearheading the Right To Live Peace Campaign as an add up to efforts being made by Organizations, the Government, NGO’s and other agencies who are in the business of promoting peace in the country both before and after this year’s election.
According to Rama, peace is not merely the absence of war and hatred but also the presence of cooperation, compassion, understanding as well as truthfulness and she want to use her position as a beauty queen to make Ghanaians and Africans sub the Sahara aware of this. She also hopes to spread the campaign across the West African Sub Region.
Rama’s campaign which is an initiative of the Right To Live Office is made up of a series of activations including a seminar for school pupils across the country where a resolution would be passed ad presented to the Vice President of Ghana together with a Rama and a VIP/Celebrity Message where known personalities from all walks of life will give a short message on the need for peace in the country. This will be aired on both radio and television channels across the country.
Rama will also host a Queens Ball at the Banquet Hall on Kwame Nkrumah’s birthday to bring together politicians and political heads to wine and dine and express a message of solidarity for peace to Ghanaians and the whole world as a whole.
Other activations are a bulk sms to the mobile phones of millions of Ghanaian electorates every month starting from June till January next year on the need for peace in Ghana.
According to Rama, Ghana has come a long way in its political history and there is no need for us go back in terms of our democratic credentials. In her opinion, the December polls is another litmus for us to prove to the world we are indeed the Gateway to not only West Africa but the entire African continent. She hopes to get the support of each and every Ghanaian, be it an individual or a corporate entity to make her dreams and objectives for this campaign a reality.
She has recorded a theme song for the campaign which features music giants including Richie, Zigi, Trigmatic, Iwan and J Town. The video for the song titled “I wanna live” is currently on heavy rotation on Multi TV and will hit other television channels soon. The campaign is being managed by Canadian franchise event, media and marketing house in Ghana, Knockout Concepts.