Tag Archives: Otiko

Gov’t to shut witch camps in Northern Region

Government has served notice of shutting all witch camps scattered across the Northern Region. The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba gave the hint when she paid a courtesy call on Gambarana Yahaya Wuni, caretaker of the most popular alleged witches camp in Gambaga of the East Mamprusi district. “It still remains in the plans of ...

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Otiko declares zero tolerance for early child marriage

The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba has declared zero tolerance for early child marriage in Ghana.  Addressing the Northern Regional House of Chiefs as part of her three-day campaign tour against early child marriage, she pleaded with the traditional authorities to support government’s fight against the phenomenon.  She said government was committed to promoting child ...

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Otiko campaigns against child marriage in N/R

Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba is on a three-day advocacy tour of the Northern Region against child marriage which is hampering girl child education. She is to address the Northern Regional House of Chiefs, today (Tuesday) to garner enough support from the traditional authorities to minimize the situation. She is also expected to visit the ...

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Nana Addo must sanction Naabu, Otiko – Minority

The minority in Parliament has called on President Akufo-Addo to take urgent action against the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba and the New Patriotic Party Northern Regional Chairman, Daniel Bugri Naabu. According to them, the recent public altercation between the two threatens the country’s democracy and good governance. A statement signed by Minority leader, Haruna ...

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NPP to decide Otiko and Bugri Naabu’s fate today

The National Council of the incumbent New Patriotic Party (NPP), will today [Wednesday], hold a crucial meeting over the brawl between two of the party’s party bigwigs, Otiko Afisa Djaba and Bugri Naabu. The two have been bickering in the past few days, exchanging abusive words on various media platforms in what many have described as a serious blot on ...

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NPP woman suspended for supporting Otiko

The leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Northern Region, has suspended the party’s Deputy Regional Women’s Organizer, Hajia Safia, for allegedly ganging up with the Minister for Gender, Women and Children Affairs, Otiko Djaba, to cause confusion in the region. This according to the Northern Regional Chairman of the NPP, Daniel Bugri Naabu, was a unanimous decision ...

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I’ll sue Otiko – Bugri Naabu vows

The Northern Regional Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Daniel Bugri Naabu has threatened to drag the Minister for Gender, Women and Children Affairs, Otiko Djaba to court for accusing him of taking bribes. “Is she sure of telling me that I am taking goats, sheep, cows and money? Can she come out and say I have taken ...

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Otiko; educate yourself; unlearn your misogynistic ways

Dear Otiko! It was shocking to read portions of the speech you gave to the impressionable girls at the Krobo Girls Secondary School over the weekend. You took my breathe away when I saw you on TV saying girls are responsible for their rape if they wear short clothes with a big smile: “In conclusion, I want to say to ...

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Mustapha Hamid is an Albino; but we see ability, not disability – Otiko

Even before the backlash she’s receiving for suggesting that wearing of miniskirts could attract rapists hence the need for girls to dress decently could subside, the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa-Djaba, is in the news again for stating that, although Albinos are considered as disabled persons in some countries, Ghana recognizes people’s abilities, hence the appointment ...

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I won’t bow to pressure to drop suit against Otiko – Ashaiman MP

There have been reports of calls from some National Democratic Congress members of the Ashaiman constituency to their Member of Parliaments, Ernest Norgbey, to drop his lawsuit against the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Madam Otiko Djaba at the Supreme Court. The Ashaiman MP together with the MP for Juaboso Constituency, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, filed the lawsuit seeking ...

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