Tag Archives: Otiko

Nana Addo must sanction Naabu, Otiko – Minority

Haruna Iddrisu - Minority Leader in Parliament

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

Otiko Djaba

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

Bugri Naabu [Middle]

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

Otiko Afisa Djaba

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

Mustapha Hamid, Information Minister.

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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Otiko’s comments were insulting – Sydney Casley Hayford


Social commentator, Sydney Casley Hayford, has  said that it was insulting for Gender and Social Protection Minister Nominee, Otiko Djaba to describe former President Mahama as evil and wicked. Otiko Djaba on Tuesday refused to apologize for her comments against the President when she was queried by some Minority members serving on Parliament’s Appointment Committee. She defended her comments, saying ...

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Oti Bless forfeited National Service but was approved – Adwoa Safo

Sarah Adwoa Sarfo

Vice Chairperson of Parliament’s Appointment Committee, Adowa Safo, has criticized the Minority for boycotting Gender and Social Protection Minister Nominee, Otiko Afisa Djaba’s approval, because she confessed she hasn’t done her national service. The Minority on Friday, boycotted Otiko Djaba’s approval after raising concerns about her failure to undertake her one-year mandatory national service, among other things. But the NPP Dome ...

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Ursula for Communications, Otiko for Gender, Social Protection

Ursula Owusu and Otiko Djaba

President Nana Addo has nominated two more women for ministerial appointments pending parliamentary approval. They are the Member of Parliament for Ablekuma West Constituency, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, and the National Women’s Organizer for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Otiko Afisa Djaba. Ursula Owusu was nominated as a nominee for the Communications Minister position,  whereas Otiko Afisa Djaba has been earmarked for the ...

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