Political Science lecturer at the University of Ghana has raised concerns concerning the confined representation of girls in President Akufo-Addo’s deputy ministerial listing to Speaker Alban Bagbin.
In accordance to Prof Ransford Gyampo, appointing much more women will encourage more youthful women of all ages to brace themselves up for management positions.
President Akufo-Addo on Wednesday submitted 39 names together with 10 girls to the Speaker, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin as his deputy ministerial nominees for Parliament acceptance.
But talking on JoyNews‘ The Pulse, Prof Gyampo opined that the President missed out on an opportunity to leave a legacy by his male-dominant record.
“I was contemplating likely ahead and seeking to go away a legacy in the psyche of lots of Ghanaians he would have introduced a great deal of girls to the fore but this hasn’t been completed, probably I never know irrespective of whether this time he will do a lot more reshuffles so that he brings additional gals and give women of all ages in to even further advance the quest to assure that women of all ages choose their rightful position in conclusion-creating and politics,” he informed host Gifty Andoh-Appiah.
The Professor additional that it is the mandate of the President to find people he needs to get the job done with introducing that, “when there are blames” he will take it.
Prof Gyampo, however, lauded the President for minimizing the quantity of nominees for both ministerial and deputy appointments.
“The stage I want to make is that I am pleased that at the bare minimum Akufo-Addo is supposed to do issues greatly that would support him go away a long lasting legacy for Ghana as he goes for the 2nd phrase and a single of the drastic matters that I was expecting that he would do will be that he would lessen the dimensions of his governing administration and for me he has carried out that,” he explained.
The female deputy ministers-designate involve Gifty Twum-Ampofo – Education Abena Osei-Asare -Finance Nana Dokua Asiamah Adjei – Trade and Industry Fatimatu Abubakar – Facts Diana Asonaba Dapaah – Office of Attorney Typical & Ministry of Justice and Tina Gifty Mensah – Wellness Mavis Nkansah-Boadu – Roadways & Highways Naana Eyiah Quansah – Interior Ama Pomaa Boateng – Communications & Digitalisation and Lariba Zuweira Abudu – Gender, Small children & Social Security.