Councillor Chesson-Wureh
Councillor Chesson-Wureh

Councillor Yvette Chesson-Wureh, Initiator of Women’s Room Situation (WSR) has hailed Ghanaians for making Africa proud again by holding a peaceful general election.

Councillor Chesson-Wureh
Councillor Chesson-Wureh

She commended Ghana for being a model democracy for the rest of Africa to emulate.

Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, Councillor Chesson-Wureh, said no election was flawless but on the whole Ghanaians did a wonderful job, by conducting a peaceful general election on December 7.

“We thank them for making Africa proud once again. We thank the Electoral Commission for bringing out the results within the statutory time line, ” she said.

The WSR is a women’s peace building mechanism that mitigates conflict before, during and after elections in Africa.

This was replicated in Ghana in November.

It is a non-partisan and neutral process that mobilises women in collaboration with the youth to engage stakeholders to support the women’s call for peaceful elections as a peace and security measure in accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325.

The WSR Ghana list of Eminent Ghanaian Women include Ms Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame, Prof Ama Ata Aidoo, Ms Afi Yakubu, Hajia Safuratu M. Andabi, Prof Kuenyehia, Naa Koteitsoo Afrasomanaso I, Ms Sabina Ofori Boateng and Prof Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu.

The WSR African Eminent Women include Councillor Yvette Chesson-Wureh, Initiator, WSR, Rev Canon Diana Mirembe Nkesiga, Ms Turrie Akerele Ismali, Councillor Christiana Tah, Hajia Alari Awuhantu Cole and Mrs Juliet Kaira Chibuta.
GNA

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