Constituency Women Organisers of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Northern Region have released a statement cautioning the Northern Regional Chairman of the party, Bugri Naabu, to stop peddling lies against the Gender Minister, Otiko Djaba.
They have also refuted claims by the fire brand politician that the Minister came to the region to outdoor the new coordinator for the School Feeding Programme.
"The Gender Minister was in the region to represent the first Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akuffo Addo on the celebration of International Midwives day, the being the national women organizer of NPP Madam Otiko Afisah Djaba decided to meet her women organizers," they said.
"We want to state categorically clear that the meeting was only for Minister to thank her women for working very hard to achieve a resounding victory and moreover to assure us of her commitment to see to the welfare of the women," they added.
The regional chairman for the NPP in the Northern region, Bugri Naabu on Friday led a group of angry women to disrupt a meeting organized by the Gender Minister, Otiko Djaba.
According to him, the meeting was illegal and that, the Minister failed to inform him and other regional executives. The president he fumed cannot come to the region without informing the executives.
The Minister according to reports, organized the meeting to introduce to the crowd, the new coordinator for the school feeding programme in the region.
""Even the President cannot come to the region without informing the regional chairman and his executives for his intention of coming to the region,” he said.
The Minister sensing danger, called armed policemen and personnel from the military to maintain law and order.
Below is the full statement
6TH MAY 2017 PRESS STATEMENT FROM NPP CONSTITUENCY WOMEN ORGANIZERS NORTHERN REGION
Stop The lies Or Else ....: Northern Women Tell's Bugri Naabu.
The Constituency Women Organizers of the Northern Region has described as lies being peddled by the Northern Regional Chairman of NPP Bugri Naabu.
The Gender Minister was in the region to represent the first Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akuffo Addo on the celebration of International Midwives day,being the national women organizer of NPP Madam Otiko Afisah Djaba decided to meet her women organizers.
We want to state categorically clear that the meeting was only for the the minister to thank her women for working very hard to achieve a resounding victory and moreover to assure us of her commitment to see to the welfare of the women.
We want to clear the air on the purported lies in the news by the regional chairman that the minister came to introduce school feeding coordinators to them.
We are solidly behind our Gender Minister and therefore we will not agree with any individual who will undermine and disrespect her. The general public is therefore informed that the meeting was a successful one.
Deputy National Women Org NPP
Deputy Northern Region Women Org NPP
Suraya, Tamale Central Women Org NPP
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