Story: Mohammed A. Abu
Chief Superintendent, Dr. Sarah Aba Afari, has been awarded in South Africa by the country’s women organization,the Leading Women of Africa(LIWA) in the category, “Women’s Rights Advocate” during their, “LIWA Future is Female Male Champions Award” ceremony as part of the Africa Partnership for Growth(APG) Symposium and Exhibition event,that was held ,from 16th-18th November, in Johannesburg,South Africa.
Your favorite, the Eco-Enviro News Africa caught up with her for her special message to Ghana, Africa’s girls with particular reference to female students and women in general.
The Ghana, Africa’s first uniformed female PhD holder, said, “girls and women have inborn abilities to aspire to any level of life”.adding,“Girls must dream and have bigger dreams of becoming leaders who would think outside the box.”
“Leaders with self-respect, self-resilience, and power to shake off the limiting gender and stereotypes. Girls are the majority, therefore, must be disciplined in their thoughts and behavior to build their capacity for tomorrow” Dr. Sarah.Aba Afari, intimated.
Earlier in October this year, she was honored with two honorary doctorates at a grand ceremony in Ghana.
That was in recognition of her outstanding leadership achievements and the exceptional quality she has consistently demonstrated in her role as Chief of Police.
The honorary degrees conferred upon her,Citi News last reported,were, an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Ministry (DMin Honoris Causa) and a Doctorate Degree in Christian Education (DCEd Honoris Causa), both from Holy Spirit Bible University in the USA.
Dr. Aba Afari’s remarkable career it also reported,has also included collaborations with the UN and significant contributions to major investigations involving the US Embassy and more.