- A Ghanaian writer named Yaa Asabea Hammond has urged Ghanaians to vote for a female vice-president on election day
- According to the lady, Ghana has lost all the influential female voices in top governmental positions
- She indicated that there is a need to have a female veep at least, to restore the balance to a certain degree
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Yaa Asabea Hammond, a popular Ghanaian advocate and writer has urged all Ghanaians to make sure they bring in a female vice-president by the time the 2020 December election is done.
In an opinion piece from Asabea published by 3news.com, the lady indicated that currently, Ghana has lost all the females who used to be at commanding political positions in the country.
Asabea mentioned that the involvement of women in the three arms of government is no more," adding that:
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"We currently have a male President and a male Vice President. No woman at the highest levels. We used to have a female head of the legislative arm of government (Speaker of Parliament).
That is no more! A female Chief Justice, Head of the Judiciary – also no more! When a female Chief Justice retired last year, she was replaced with a male chief Justice by the NPP government."
Yaa Asabea Hammond concluded by saying that a vote for former President John Mahama and the leader of the NDC on Monday, December 7, 2020, will mean a vote for a female – Prof Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang -as Vice President of Ghana.
Meanwhile, a physically impaired lady identified as Mércia Viriato Lica has been inspiring people living with disabilities with her zeal to succeed and not resign to fate.
The 23-year-old lawyer and activist who was born without arms became the youngest member of parliament in Mozambique in 2020, How Africa reports.
During her inauguration, Lica promised to contribute to the country's development in terms of schooling and education.
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