Gender Minister descends upon Marwako Abelenkpe, demand inquiry into assault incident

Gender Minister descends upon Marwako Abelenkpe, demand inquiry into assault incident

Madam Otiko Afia Djaba, the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, has paid a visit to the Abelenkpe branch of Marwako Fast Foods in an attempt to shed more light into the inhumane treatment a female employee suffered at the hands of a Lebanese supervisor.

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Gender Minister descends upon Marwako Abelenkpe, demand inquiry into assault incident

Gender Minister and Labor Minister at Marwako Abelenkpe

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Gender Minister, Otiko Djaba, who was accompanied by the new Labor Minister, Ignatius Baffour Awuah, on her visit to the Marwako Abelenkpe branch said that she has given the Labor Ministry up to a week to submit a detailed report on the assault incident.

Miss Evelyn Boakye, a kitchen staffer of the fast food franchise, was allegedly assault by her supervisor, Jihad Chaaban, for allegedly fidgeting with a blender and subsequently locked up where colleagues could not come to her aid.

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Gender Minister descends upon Marwako Abelenkpe, demand inquiry into assault incident

Evelyn Boakye

The allegedly assault has prompted widespread criticism from the public, to the extent that the Minister for Gender, Children, and Social Protection join the litany critical voices calling for justice to be delivered.

The supervisor on the other hand, has issued a somewhat lukewarm statement, saying "True to God, all I sought to do was to point you to something I found wrong," and so on.

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Gender Minister descends upon Marwako Abelenkpe, demand inquiry into assault incident

Jihad Chaaban

But according to the Public Relations Officer of the Accra Regional Police Command, ASP Afia Tengey, authorities have decided to meet Miss Evelyn Boakye in order to discuss the best way forward towards delivering justice.

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