Hajia Alima Mahama, the Women and Children’s Affairs Minister,
according to a group of concerned persons seeking her partnership with
the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential candidate, “fits Nana Addo
Dankwa Akufo-Addo as a partner” because of her political pedigree.
group, which stormed the offices of DAILY GUIDE yesterday said, “The
choice of a partner in this critical election should be based on the
acumen, experience and political pedigree of the person”.
her name has been mentioned as one of the possible New Patriotic Party
(NPP) personalities to partner the party’s presidential candidate, much
has not been said about her, the leader of the concerned group, Kweku
Hayford noted during their visit to the DAILY GUIDE.
here to tell you that Hajia Alima as a Moslem woman from the Northern
part of the country is the most appropriate person for the job,” he
Under her leadership of the Women and Children’s
Ministry, the group said she has distinguished herself and given a new
lease of respectability to womanhood.
The NPP has become a household name in her constituency; a development that is attributable to her efforts, they said.
sitting Member of Parliament (MP) for the Nalerigu/Gambaga
constituency, the group indicated, has been given another nod to
represent the party in Parliament, an indication of her popularity in
The female lawyer was born on 17th November
1957 to Mr. Mahama Tampurie, a United Party MP for Walewale in those
early days of local politics, the group asserted, adding, “Her father
was a key member of the Northern People’s Party which later joined
forces with the National Liberation Movement and others to form the
Continuing with the history of the lady lawyer,
the group recalled that Hajia Alima’s father was a contemporary of Mr.
C.K. Tedam, a member of the Council of State.
The group served
notice that it would do all it can to sell Hajia Alima to the
presidential candidate of the party, because, as they put it, “such a
partnership has the potential of brining the much needed success in the
forthcoming electoral battle”.
She is said to have won the
hearts of many women across the country, but with the presidential
candidate keeping his cards to his chest, Ghanaians would read many
more stories about the qualities of possible partners.
Credit: Daily Guide