Television personality, Oheneyere Gifty Anti, known by the stool name, Awo Dansoa, has said at times she misses her single life.
The host of the Standpoint on GTV who is married to Nana Ansah Kwaos IV, Chief of Akwamu Adumasa told Mikki Osei Berko on the ‘After Hours’ show, she had not really psyched her mind into getting married.
According to her, when the Chief of Akwamu Adumasa approached her and proposed marriage to her, she was happy to take that bold step leaving her singlehood life.
She disclosed how her marriage has also impacted other individual young ladies who were unable to take such a confident step because of past experiences they have been through.
“I WAS NOT SO MUCH INTO THIS MARRIAGE THING, HE HAD TO STRUGGLE SO HARD TO GET MY MIND TO IT. IN FACT, I STILL MISS MY SINGLE LIFE SOMETIMES, BEING INDEPENDENT AND ALL. BUT I’M HAPPY I TOOK THIS DECISION, BECAUSE MY MARRIAGE HAS GIVEN A LOT OF PEOPLE HOPE.”SHE SAID ON AFTER HOURS SHOW.
The mother, who gave birth at age 47, however, encouraged women who think they are way too old to get married to knuckle up and hope for the best. Adding that, if she was able to get married at age 45, there is still time for others to do same.
Gifty is set to receive an honorary award in Nigeria as one of the Top 100 Powerful women in Africa. She happens to be among the nine great female who were selected in this country, including Former First Lady, Nana KonaduAgyeman Rawlings.