The African Women in Leadership Organisation (AWLO) has commended the flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama for choosing Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang as his running mate.
The AWLO in a press statement said the decision by the former President will help “deconstruct normative practices in the political arena”.
“The founder and the entire leadership of the African Women in Leadership Organisation (AWLO)
wish to express our commendation for a novel and giant stride just taken by Your Excellency.”
“As advocates and campaigners in the gender parity field, we understand and appreciate the
resonance of this decision to deconstruct normative practices in the political arena, in such a
context as Africa, by taking along with you a woman of timbre in the personality of Professor
Jane Naana Opoku-Agyeman.”
The Organisation further said the John Mahama and Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang present a greater hope of democratic dividends to Ghanaians.
“We believe, with your previous experience as former President and a working synergy with Professor Opoku-Agyemang, the people of Ghana have a greater hope of democratic dividends across all possible divides and demographics. Much more, womenfolk in Ghana, West Africa, Africa, and the globe will find this innovative step of your highly commendable and valued, just as we presently do at the African Women in Leadership Organisation.”