Politics of Wed, 14 Dec 201619
Otiko Djaba grateful to Ghanaian women who voted for NPP
The National Women’s Organiser of New Patriotic Party (NPP), Otiko Afisah Djaba has showered massive praises on all women of Ghana who voted for Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the NPP in the just ended election.
According to Madam Otiko Djaba, the NPP could not quantify the contributions of Ghanaian women (who constitute over 51% of the population) towards the party’s one touch victory, but could only say thank you to them for their unflinching support.
“On behalf of the newly elected First and Second Ladies of this country, Her Excellencies Rebecca Akufo-Addo and Samira Bawumia, I want to say a big thank you to all the women in Ghana; from Upper West, Upper East, Northern, Volta, Brong Ahafo, Ashanti, Eastern, Western, Central to Greater Accra regions and to those who are outside this country, but supported the NPP in diverse ways”.
Speaking in an interview with The Chronicle, Madam Otiko Djaba described the NPP’s victory as overwhelming and unprecedented in the history of Ghana.
She attributed it (the victory) to God and the hard work of all the men and women of NPP. She specially congratulated the newly elected President, Nana Akufo-Addo, his Vice Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Ex-President Kufuor, Mr. Alan Kyerematen, Mr. Freddie Blay and all National, Regional and Constituency Executives across Ghana.
She said that all the women in Ghana worked hard for the NPP because they were fed up with the bad economic management, hardships, marginalisation and hunger that had visited them throughout the last eight (8) years of NDC regime.
The NPP National Women’s Organiser, however, emphasised that, the government of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo would diligently ensure that all women friendly policies they promised during the 2016 electioneering campaign were implemented.
She assured that the NPP government led by Nana Akufo-Addo would ensure that 50% of MASLOC served the interest of Ghanaian women irrespective of their political, religious or tribal affiliation.
Otiko Djaba also indicated that women in Ghana would also benefit immensely from the one village one dam, one constituency one million dollars and all the numerous social and economic interventions mentioned in the NPP’s manifesto.
“The women of Ghana deservedly better, they need employment, they need entrepreneurial skills, financial support and above all formal education to bring out the confidence in them. And that is what the NPP and Nana Addo are bringing on board for our women and all Ghanaians”.
Otiko Djaba, who is also a development strategist said that the women of Ghana under the leadership of Nana Akufo-Addo and Dr. Bawumia would enjoy a meaningful life and would be offered the opportunity to contribute to national development.
She maintained that there shall be no discrimination against any ethnic, political or religious group under Nana Addo.
The NPP Women Organiser was particularly appreciative to the women of Northern Ghana, who massively voted against the corrupt, selfish and incompetent government of John Dramani Mahama.
She, therefore, reaffirmed Nana Akufo-Addo’s promise not to disappoint or discriminate against the people of the north.
She appealed to them continue to support the NPP for a better and a prosperous future for all Ghanaians.