Gender minister’s dress causes stir in parliament

Gender minister’s dress causes stir in parliament

Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Djaba, was the subject of controversy during Thursday’s sitting in parliament after appearing to expose part of her cleavage.


She immediately came under the spotlight following what many Parliamentarians thought was a ‘provocative’ dressing.

Gender minister’s dress causes stir in parliament

Otiko Afisa Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, caused a stir in parliament. Credit:Classfmonline

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The outspoken minister was in parliament on Thursday to present a statement to commemorate International Men's Day set for Sunday, November 19, 2017.


However, upon making her way to the deliver her speech, she was greeted by murmurings from a section of the lawmakers, who did not like the dress she was in.


The Clerk of the House quickly signaled the deputy Majority Leader, Adwoa Safo, to call the Gender minister to order.

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Class FM reports that the deputy Majority Leader helped mitigate the situation by handing Madam Djaba a kente cloth to cover her cleavage.

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