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Otumfuo Advocates Empowerment of Women Into Decision Making Roles…As He Supports Chief of Staff’s Call

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THE ASANTEHENE, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has advocated strongly for the inclusion and elevation of women into high level decision making roles in government.

This, the King noted, would better help them to contribute their inputs and views to the shaping of governance,  social, economic and developmental issues.

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Addresing a Food Fair organised on his behalf to commemorate  his 25th Anniversary since becoming the King of Asanteman, Otumfuo noted that women have the potentials of being the best in areas they are appointed to oversee or administer.

“Ghanaian women have shown that they manage things assigned to them properly and time has also shown that they are the best home keepers”, the Asantehene stated.


Otumfuo noted that just as pertains in many developed countries as well as others on the African continent women’s empowerment was highly necessary.

He noted that countries such as Malawi and Rwanda had elevated their women into major decision making roles.

The King recalled that in a recent visit by the Rwandan High Commissioner to the Manhyia Palace she noted that women play pivotal roles in government including the Presidency, Parliament and other state agencies.

“Recently i had the Rwandan High Commissioner visit me at Manhyia Palace and she said women form the larger percentage in those who play roles at the Presidency, Parliament and other state agencies and i believe same can be done here as Chief of Staff, Frema Osei Opare has also Indictated”, Otumfuo posited.

Chief of Staff:

Earlier, the Chief of Staff of the Republic,  Akosua Frema Osei Opare said it was high time that Ghana embraced the entirety of the affirmative action as proposed by the UN.

She noted that the empowerment of women portends many good things for the country.

The Chief of Staff therefore asked the Asantehene to push to ensure that the Affirmation Action Bill is passed into law in Ghana.

“Otumfuo, we know how well you have groomed your women into various facets of life and we plead that you advocate for the passage of the affirmative action bill into law so that we can take our place in the country”, the Chief of Staff appealed.

Story By Michael Ofosu-Afriyie,


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