- MP for Awutu Senya East constituency, Mavis Hawa Koomson, admitted that she fired shots at a registration centre in her constituency
- News of that has generated a great debate on social media, particularly on Twitter
- YEN.com.gh has gathered some of the most interesting and insightful submissions Ghanaians have made
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Twitter has been flooded with reactions after Member of Parliament (MP) for the Awutu Senya East constituency, Mavis Hawa Koomson, admitted to firing gunshots at a voter registration centre in the area.
Reports indicate there was a confrontation at a registration centre in the constituency on Monday, July 20, 2020 which led to gunshots being fired and motorbikes being burnt.
Hawa admitted she fired shots during the incident that led to Electoral Commission (EC) officials fleeing from the scene to protect herself.
YEN.com.gh has gathered some of the passionate reactions the development has gathered on Twitter.
Marcus Garvin suggested that the incident meant Ghana's president and his appointees are all about trouble:
Abdul Karim related the incident to the 2019 VGMA when Stonebwoy pulled a gun on stage without firing shots and was penalised for it:
tabi_henry also indicated that the honourable minister simply needs to resign, an opinion he says, comes from Prof Kwasi Anin:
Mary Banks provided a different perspective on the situation when she mentioned that Hawa admitted to the shooting to protect her political party:
G.Melo also referenced Stonebwoy's event, albeit incorrectly, to suggest that the MP was not held accountable for her actions:
theakeammafia tagged president Akufo-Addo and questioned why Hawa Koomson was still in office as a government appointee:
In other news, Francisca Oteng-Mensah, the daughter of Joyce Oteng and Dr Kwaku Oteng, a doctor and businessman who is the CEO of the Angel Group of Companies, is the youngest legislator in Ghana.
She is the member of parliament for Kwabre East constituency in the Ashanti Region who was awarded as the ninth-best legislator in the year 2019.
Francisca entered parliament after the 2016 elections when she was only 24 years old, by which time she was enrolled in university and in her final year pursuing a LLB at the College of Humanities at the University of Ghana.
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