Influential list Here are the 4 most powerful women in Ghana - 2015

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They say women are not giving their due in this part of the world. Well, there is some truth to that statement but there are also a host of women in key positions in government and private sectors, making decisions that affect our lives on daily basis in Ghana .

We hope this will inspire young Ghanaian women to excel and shoot for the sky in whatever endeavor they may find themselves in. The success of these awesome Ghanaian women should serve as role model to all of us!!

1. Her Ladyship Justice Georgina Theodora Wood (Chief Justice of Ghana)

Basic Education : Mmofraturo Girls School – Kumasi
Secondary Education: Wesley Girls’ High School – Cape Coast
University Education: University of Ghana – Legon

In order of state precedence, the Chief Justice is the fourth highest official in Ghana. Mrs. Georgina Wood is Head of the Judiciary and responsible for its administration and supervision. The Judiciary has jurisdiction in all matters civil and criminal, including matters relating to the Constitution, and such other jurisdiction as Parliament may, by law, confer on it.

play Chief Justice, Theodora Wood

 

2. Mrs Charlotte Ama Osei (Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana)

Secondary Education: Ghana National College – Cape Coast
University Education: University of Ghana – Legon

As the EC Chairman, Mrs Osei is the head of the official body in Ghana responsible for all public elections.

play EC Chairman, Charlotte Osei

 

3. Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong (Attorney General and Minister of Justice)

The Attorney General of Ghana is the chief legal advisor to the Ghanaian government. The Attorney General is responsible for the initiation and conduct of all prosecutions of criminal offences. All offences prosecuted in the name of the Republic of Ghana is at the suit of the Attorney-General or any other person authorized by him/her in accordance with the law.

play Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong, Attorney General
 

4. Hanna Tetteh (Minister of Foreign Affairs)

Secondary Education: Wesley Girls High School – Cape Coast
University Education: University of Ghana – Legon

The Minister for Foreign Affairs is the Ghana government official who is responsible for overseeing the country’s foreign policy and international diplomacy. The minister is usually one of the most senior members of Cabinet, and in layman terms, is basically the face of Ghana outside of Ghana.

play Hanna Tetteh, Foreign Affairs Minister

 

Source: omgGhana.com

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