A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Bono Region, Mr. Yaw Dabie Appiah-Mensah has commended the First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo for the excellent manner she has supported the President in finding solutions to problems associated with maternal healthcare in the country.
He observed that the First Lady’s efforts in championing maternal, adolescence, and pediatric healthcare had earned her many admirers in the country and beyond.
Speaking to the Daily Graphic, Mr. Appiah-Mensah mentioned the construction of a Mother and Child facility at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi among other projects in other regions as legacies that would stand the test of time.
Mr. Appiah-Mensah, who was also an organiser of the NPP in the erstwhile Brong-Ahafo Region said “Your commitment in championing the general wellbeing of women, adolescents and children will engrain your name in the annals of the country’s healthcare delivery “.
He stated that the excellent relationship and combination of efforts of the First Lady and the wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Samira Bawumia had helped them to support their husbands to implement policies and programmes to improve the lots of Ghanaians.
‘We need to recognise and applaud the selfless devotion to duty by Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo and Samira Bawumia. You have through your exceptional leadership saved a lot of lives in the country”.
Mr. Appiah-Mensah expressed the hope that future wives of leaders of the country would emulate such a selfless commitment to the wellbeing of women and children.
He encouraged Mrs. Akufo-Addo, Samira Bawumia, and the Chief of Staff, Mrs. Frema Osei-Opare, and other women in leadership positions to serve as conduits for many more women to assume leadership positions in the future.
“You have been an example of how women can use their positions to effect changes in the lives of ordinary people and posterity will never forget your inspirational leadership”.