Women Vital to Nation’s Development—Rawlings

By Dipo Olowookere

Wife of former Ghanaian President, Mr Jerry John Rawlings, Mrs Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, has emphasised the role of women in the development of a nation.

Speaking with British Ghanaian TV personality and media entrepreneur, Peace Hyde, the former First Lady disclosed that women, just like they are important in the smallest family unit, are as well good tools to drive development in any country.

Mrs Rawlings shot into the political limelight when her husband, Mr Rawlings became Head of State of Ghana briefly in 1979 and then from 1981 to 2001.

She has been a fierce advocator for women’s rights.

She believes in women’s vital role of promoting peace, family, country and the world at large must be acknowledged, a fight she shares on this episode of Against The Odds with Peace Hyde.

Watch her interview below

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via dipo.olowookere@businesspost.ng

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