I'm glad I stood my grounds - Otiko

I'm glad I stood my grounds - Otiko

Otiko Afisa Djaba, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection says she appreciates the love shown her by Ghanaians in the controversy that embroiled her parliamentary approval.

I'm glad I stood my grounds - Otiko

Otiko Djaba sworn in by President Akufo-Addo

According to the Minister, she is happy she stood her grounds.

“I am very grateful to the good people of this country; they’ve made me understand that if you are fair and firm and stand your grounds it pays off. I am 55 years, and if I don’t learn to speak the truth now, at what point in life will I be honest in my ways,” the NPP’s national women organiser told Kasapa FM Wednesday.

READ ALSO: Parliament approves Otiko Djaba for Minister of Gender as NDC minority walks out

The minority in parliament abstained from a vote to approve Otiko Tuesday after she failed to apologise for her attacks on former President John Mahama.

“Life without challenges is no life. I thank God they have approved my appointment, “ she added.

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