- Samira Bawumia has commented on why she proudly wears clothes made in Ghana
- She said it was chiefly because she wanted to showcase the creative talents some Ghanaians possessed
- The Second Lady said her decision has helped boost the businesses of some dressmakers
Second Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Mrs. Samira Bawumia, has opened up on why she proudly flaunts African prints at many major national and international events and how her decision has changed the lives of some business owners.
Speaking in an interview on Accra-based Starr FM to commemorate the celebration of International Women’s Day, the second lady said that, her exquisite African print-inspired clothing was a celebration of the many talents that we had in the country.
She added that most of the clothes she wore were made in Ghana by some talented dressmakers.
According to the Second Lady, the businesses of her dressmakers had seen a remarkable boost and invariably, it has made their lives comfortable by creating more jobs for them.
She said the dressmaking industry was booming because of the many talents who made dresses for her which got people talking whenever she stepped out.
Samira Bawumia hammered on the matchless talent and beautiful fabrics that Ghana and Africa as a whole could boast of.
She added that dressing up the way she did was a way of expressing the beauty of Africa which was represented in our beautifully-designed fabrics.
Samira Bawumia has been under the spotlight recently for her exceptional fashion sense at many functions, with the latest being the dress she rocked at the 61st Independence Day Celebration.
The Second Lady has always been noted for making huge statements with her beautifully-made African dresses which has won her many admirers.
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