Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Monday launched the first ever book of Ghana’s former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings at a ceremony held at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.
The book, “It Takes A Woman,” is thought to be the first in a series of four books that are expected from Mrs. Rawlings. She will be looking to document her experience in the public light and experience.
According to The Daily Guide, Mrs Rawlings' book chronicles her family life and the struggles of her husband in capturing power especially the activities of the June 4, 1979 Revolution.
Vice President Dr. Bawumia, in a statement at the launch, revealed that the book provided readers with an insight into the politics of Ghana right from the era of independence.
The Vice President also reportedly made a joke about the former first lady's fears of growing up. Dr Bawumia said said “thankfully she is 70 today and very beautiful.”
He added: “I will like to recommend this book to everyone seeking to have a detailed appreciation of the underlying spirit of women in the Ghanaian family and public service.”
“The readers who are yearning for a first-hand account of some of the happenings especially the beginning of the June 4 Revolution, will learn a lot, as they say because she has a filla.”
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