Female Empowerment Meet Ajara Yahaya, the female electrician whose photos are going viral

Female electricians are extremely rare in Ghana and across much of the world, hence drawing attention to Yahaya's exploits.

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Ghanaian women are constantly proving that given the chance, they can indeed do anything under the sun.

From football to business, politics to entertainment, Ghanaian women are at the helm of affairs on all sectors of our public life.

Ajara Yahaya, is a young Muslim woman climbing her way to the top to success in the electric world. Female electricians are extremely rare in Ghana and across much of the world, hence drawing attention to Yahaya's exploits.

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Recently shared photos by Ajara Yahaya on Facebook are being circulated on Ghanaian social media with many sending messages of encouragement.


The photos show Yahaya repairing streetlights, climbing electric poles and generally having a good time with her male co-workers. And she does all these while still wearing a headscarf, just like many Muslim women.

Some of the messages well wishers have left for her include:

“I am proud of your determination. God bless you. God will prosper you, lady”, says Olabisi Dennis.

"Wow. Confident, Brave, Professional, Passion, Blessed, Success, Love. My dear you are blessed by the Almighty. I feel proud”, Baba Ibrahim said.


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“What men can do women can even do it better. Dear you have shown that quality”, says Mohammed Awal.

“Wow! I say BRAVO to this HEROINE of mine. Hope she can be a mentor to our dear ladies out there who always want it easy in life. The sky is the beginning my dear. You are a woman of difference. So, proud of you”, says another commenter Banse Haruna.

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