EC Chair job 'not good' for women- Alban Bagbin

By Maame Aba Afful
EC Chair job 'not good' for women- Alban Bagbin
EC Chair job 'not good' for women- Alban Bagbin

Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin has said that the position of Electoral Commission Chairperson is too rough for women.

Mr. Bagbin who is also the member of Parliament for Nadowli-Kaleo, speaking in a radio interview advised the newly nominated EC chair Mrs. Jean Mensa to reject the appointment if she can to avoid the trouble the position comes with.

The NDC flag-bearer-hopeful stated that the fact that the former EC Chairperson, Mrs. Charlotte Osei is a woman, does not mean her replacement ought to have been another woman, adding that the criticisms that come with the office usually discourages other women from picking up other political appointments.

He further disclosed that he advised the former EC boss to reject the position when she was appointed by Former President John Mahama but she refused to adhere to his advice.

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