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Advocacy For Women Into Power Congratulates Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang

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Ghanaian women advocacy group “Advocacy For Women Into Power” which is a leading group for young women into Politics in Ghana has officially issued congratulatory message to Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang who has been confirmed as the running mate of John Dramani Mahama for 2020 general election.

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Professor Jane was confirmed for her candidature on 6th July 2020 by the National Executive
council of National Democratic Congress (NDC) party in Accra. This came as a surprise to
Ghanaians as she competed with top notch politicians like Kwabena Duffour who is the former
finance minister.

Prof. Jane Naane Opoku-Agyemang has served as Minister for Education and also as the first
female Vice-Chancellor for a public university of Ghana.

In the release it was indicated that, “Prof. Naana Opoku-Agyemang is known for her good
services and well respected by all academia’s in Ghana. She has proven to all Ghanaian
women that a woman can accomplish every dream they hope for through hard work and
dedication”.

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In the press release it was also indicated that, “Ghana is showing to the entire world that
women are valued and are equally competent as men who have dominated our political
space for decades”.

Currently, Ghana has about 12% of women in the political space and that Prof. Naana OpokuAgyemang’s appointment will help put more light on the need to continue to empower women
to the highest political positions in Ghana.

“We as women advocacy group Congratulates Prof. Jane Naane Opoku-Agyemang in a special
way for this milestone and as a women group we will continue to support her and all women
who are working hard to attain the highest level in Ghana’s political space”
According to UNDP, Ghana is yet to meet the policy of 40% of women appointees to local
government despite the fact that women constitute (51.2%) more than half of Ghana’s
population.

Advocacy For Women Into Power is a non-governmental women advocacy group with the
vision of “Empowering Women into governance for sustainable development”. The advocacy
group is known for their empowerment programmes in corporate and tertiary institutions
across the country that has gain maximum support from young ladies who are empowered and
taken active part in various political activities.

To the advocacy group, Ghana will surly develop and women will play a key role. Therefore, the
need to be given the opportunity to use their skills and knowledge for sustainable national
development.

OFFICIAL RELEASE

We the Advocacy For Women Into Power with sincere joy wish to congratulate Prof. Jane
Naana Opoku-Agyemang for her appointment as the running mate for His Excellency John
Dramani Mahama for the upcoming 2020 general election.

As a woman advocacy group in Ghana, we are excited about this appointment because it shows
that Ghana is showing to the entire world that women are valued and are equally competent as
men who have dominated our political space for decades.

Prof. Naana Opoku-Agyemang is known for her good services and well respected by all
academia’s in Ghana. She has proven to all Ghanaian women that a woman can accomplish
every dream they hope for through hard work and dedication.

With the vision of “Empowering Women into governance for sustainable development” this is a
great news for us all as we continue to use the limited available resources provided to continue
to educate and empower women across the nation to partake in good governance to help
achieve the SDG 5 – “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls”.

We as women advocacy group Congratulates Prof. Jane Naane Opoku-Agyemang in a special
way for this milestone. As a women group we will continue to support her and all women who
are working hard to attain the highest level in Ghana’s political space.

We believe that Ghana will surly develop and women will play a major role. Therefore, women
in all political parties in Ghana should be given the opportunity to use their skills and knowledge
for sustainable development

A win for a woman is a win for all

Thank you

Signed

The Executives
ADVOCACY FOR WOMEN INTO POWER
0243432235
AFWIPGH@GMAIL.COM