More pro-women organisations are congratulating the vice presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang.
She becomes the first woman to have attained such feat in the party after being unanimously endorsed on Monday. The African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA) and the International Federation of Women Lawyers become the latest set to doff their hats to here.
Below are details of their statements:
AFRICAN WOMEN LAWYERS ASSOCIATION (AWLA), GHANA CONGRATULATES PROFESSOR NAANA JANE OPOKU- AGYEMANG.
The African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA) wishes to congratulate Professor Naana Jane Opoku – Agyemang on her nomination and acceptance as the Vice-Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress.
Indeed her nomination and acceptance of this respectable position,is heartwarming news to AWLA, which prides its role in the forefront of gender advocacy and empowerment and has always stood for the inclusion of women at the highest level of decision-making especially in politics. Women’s participation in politics helps advance gender equality and impacts positively on the development and implementation of a range of policy prescriptions.
It is in this light that AWLA welcomes this nomination and also sends its best wishes to the Professor.It is our hope that she will embrace this opportunity and deliver on her roles and responsibilities as Vice – Presidential Candidate as she has shown in other areas of her professional and political life. This will indeed set the pace for a monumental increase in the rate of women representation in Politics in Ghana, Africa and Beyond.