GEPA honours Hajia Rabiatu Abukari at Women Icons Exhibition in Tamale
The Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Maltiti Enterprise, an agribusiness venture, Hajia Rabiatu Abukari, has been crowned the women’s icon of the Northern Region.
She was honoured by the Ghana Export Authority at the opening of a three - day exhibition of products manufactured by Ghanaian women -owned businesses. Hajia Rabiatu is a manufacturer and exporter of products made from shea butter, moringa, rice black soap among others.
In her acceptance remarks, she asked women business owners to diversify their products in order to suit different tastes to make it easier to market them.
She was grateful for the support of GEPA for its support which had helped expose her to international markets.
In an address read on her behalf, the CEO of GEPA, Dr Afua Asabea Asare, called for support for women by patronising their businesses adding that “as we celebrate her achievements, let us come together to honuor all our wonderful women who have made significant achievements in their field of work.
The representative of the Gulkpena , Kpaling Zobogu Naa, Mohammed Rashad asked women business owners to involve their male partners in their ventures to provide the necessary peace they needed at home to achieve more.
He called for capacity-building for women to enable them achieve more.