Sunday 31st March, 2013Accra, March 31, GNA “ Captain Eric Dodoo (Rtd), National Democratic Congress
(NDC) Constituency Chairman for Ablekuma West, in the Greater Accra Region has congratulated Ms Victoria Hamah, Deputy Minister Nominee for Communication over her appointment.
He said Ms Hamah is dedicated, thoughtful and progressive politician who is committed to the advancement and success of the NDC śBetter Ghana Agendať part two, under the leadership of President John Dramani Mahama.
Capt Dodoo made the remarks when the Constituency Executives called on Ms Hamah at her residence in Dansoman in Accra at the weekend.
The Executives expressed their gratitude to President Mahama for recognising the efforts of the Constituency Parliamentary Candidate in the 2012 December General Election.
He said: śMs Hamah has played a significant role and contribution to the success of the NDC at all levels for nearly a decade.
śAs social democrats, we believe that giving opportunity to young energetic people to serve in government is an expression of confidence in the ability of the Ghanaian youth.ť
Ms Hamah said politic was about peace and unity, stability and development and the advancement of the socio-economic condition of the citizenry which the leadership of President Mahama was committed to discharge.
She thanked President Mahama for the confidence reposed in her and also commended the Executives for the enormous sacrifice and efforts they made that saw the election of the Head of State.
Ms Hamah was born in Tema in the Greater Accra Region on September 9, 1981 to Mr Alex Hamah, a Veteran Trade Unionist, Author and Politician and Mrs Gifty Hamah.
She was admitted in to the University of Ghana in 2001 where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2005.
She was a member of the Students Representative Council Women Commission in the Volta Hall of the University and also the National Women™s Organiser of National Union of Ghana Students.
Ms Hamah has participated in a number of gender conferences related to conflict and wars, refugee crisis, violence against women and HIV and AIDS in South Africa, Nigeria and the United States.
She was a member of the International Observer Team that saw the election of the late Yara- Dua and State Governors of Nigeria and was also part of the Government Communication Team.
She was a Branch Women™s Organiser of the Ablekuma Central Constituency and also the Director of the Alex Hamah Publishing.
Ms Hamah is the Producer and Hostess of Compare the Records, a political talk show that interrogates comparative policy initiative and developments of the current and immediate past regimes.
She is also a Co-Hostess of the famous Real Talk show on TV3 and Hostess of Chocolate Factory on Cine Afrik on Multi TV.
The Deputy Minister Nominee is the Executive Director of the Progress Organisation for Women™s Advancement , a network of public- spirited youth group dedicated to the protection of women™s rights as a link to broad social justice causes.
She was a member of the just ended 57th UN Commission on the status of women and currently pursuing Bachelor of Law (LLB) at the University of London.
Ms Hamah has enrolled for a Masters of Arts programme in Human Rights and Global Ethics at Leicester University, London.