Vice-Presidential Candidate of the NDC, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang has called for greater respect for women and their greater inclusion in Ghana’s governance. She also reiterated the need to maintain peace throughout the campaign and election period.
Professor Opoku-Agyemang made the call as she ended her official campaign tour of the Ashanti Region yesterday.
During the tour, she interacted with traditional leaders including Otumfuo Osei Tutu and the Asantehemaa, Nana Ama Konadu at Manhyia.
Prof Opoku- Agyemang also interacted with youth groups, professional bodies, women’s groups, religious organisations and residents of some communities in the Asawase, New Edubiase, Fomena, Afigya Kwabre South, Suame, Obuasi West, Akrofuom, Ahafo Ano and Ejura Sekye-Dumase constituencies.
She was accompanied by the National Chairman of the NDC, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, and the Deputy General Secretary, Barbara Serwaa Asamoah. Prof. Opoku-Agyemang also met with Islamic leaders in some Zongo communities who commended the Party for putting up notable infrastructure in their communities.
She articulated the NDC’s response to the many challenges confronting the country and highlighted the Party’s 10-billion-dollar investment in infrastructure across key sectors of the economy which will create multiple job opportunities and act as a catalyst for development.