Adehye Hall has climaxed its 53rd week celebration with a grand durbar at the hall’s forecourt last Saturday.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Progressive Peoples Party (PPP) parliamentary candidate for the Cape Coast North Constituency, Madam Sarah Mary Bucknor challenged women not to renege in their quest to take up leadership roles in society. She described, women as agents of change and therefore called on students of the hall to put in more effort to take up leadership responsibilities as a way of contributing their quota to national development.
Madam Bucknor indicated that, the country's democracy can only succeed with the active involvement of women in all sectors of the economy. She encouraged women not to be intimidated by their male counterparts and rather demonstrate good leadership skills and also strive to make an impact in society.
On her part, the Director of the Centre for Gender Research and Advocacy (CEGRAD), Professor Akua Britwum, called on women to rise up and challenge the status quo that place women in the minority and make them appear as inferior to men. She added that “the woman deserves better and equal right as their male counterpart.”
The Adehye Hall Warden, Madam Paulina Kwafoa, in her speech expressed gratitude to all stakeholders who contributed in diverse ways to make the celebration a success. She entreated students of the hall to look up to women have been able to make positive impact in the lives of many in the society stressing that, “this should be the priority of every women.”
She commended the hall on the numerous achievements over the years and encouraged the students to work hard to maintain the standards already established.