The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) national council has approved the nomination of Hajia Saudatu Saeed as the acting Women’s Organiser of the party.
Hajia Saudatu, who is the National Deputy Women’s Organiser, replaces the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba, as the acting Women’s Organiser.
Announcing this at the party’s head office in Accra last Thursday, the acting General Secretary of the NPP, Mr John Boadu, said she was nominated by the party’s Steering Committee for consideration by the National Council which “unanimously approved her nomination as the acting National Women’s Organiser” at their meeting on Wednesday, September 13, in Accra.
Hajia Saudatu will act in the position till the party’s delegates’ conference where new executive will be elected.
Mr Boadu said: “This appointment has become necessary following the resignation of the Women’s Organiser, Ms Djaba, to take up appointment in government as a Minister.”
Mr Boadu also revealed that all regional executives who had been appointed into government had also resigned and have been duly replaced by new ones to act until the next election.
He stated that: “The party took a decision that all party office holders who have been offered appointments as ministers, deputy ministers and MMDCEs should resign their positions. They’ve all complied with this decision by the national council.”