- Ghana's next parliament which will begin on January 7, 2021 is set to have 40 female MPs in the house
- These strong women either secured re-election or won the seat in their respective constituencies for the first time
- Ghana recently conducted presidential and parliamentary elections on December 7, 2020
Ghana has returned from a relatively peaceful presidential and parliamentary election which was organized by the Electoral Commission on December 7, 2020.
After the polls, the incumbent president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, was re-elected to serve a second term.
Some Members of Parliament also gained re-election with some paving way for others to take their place in Ghana's next parliament.
Among the many elected legislators, were a number of women who would rub shoulders with their fellow male MPs to take and make decisions for the country.
Surprisingly, the 40 female MPs-elect have been split evenly between the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and opposition National Democratic Congress.
No independent female candidate made it to parliament this time.
Today, YEN.com.gh brings you all the 40 female MPs-elect who have made it to Ghana's 8th parliament in the fourth republic.
New Patriotic Party (NPP)
1) Abena Osei Asare – Atiwa East Constituency
2) Adelaide Ntim – Nsuta Kwamang Beposo
3) Ama Pomaa – Juabeng Constituency
4) Cynthia Morrison – Agona West Constituency
5) Dakoa Newman – Okaikoi South Constituency
6) Francisca Oteng Mensah – Kwabre East Constituency
7) Freda Prempeh – Tano North Constituency
8) Hawa Koomson – Awutu Senya East Constituency
9) Gifty Twum Ampofo – Abuakwa North Constituency
10) Lariba Adudu – Walewale Constituency
11) Lydia Seyram Alhassan – Ayawaso West Wugon
12) Mavis Nkansah Boadu – Afigya Sekyere East Constituency
13) Naana Eyiah – Gomah Central Constituency
14) Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah Adjei – Akuapem North Constituency
15) Ophelia Hayford – Mfantseman Constituency
16) Patricia Appiagyei – Asokwa Constituency
17) Sarah Adwoa Sarfo – Dome Kwabenya Constituency
18) Sheila Bartels – Ablekuma North Constituency
19) Tina Mensah – Weija Gbawe Constituency
20) Ursula Owusu Ekuful – Ablekuma West Constituency
National Democratic Congress (NDC)
1) Abla Gomashie – Ketu South Constituency
2) Angela Oforiwaa Alorwu Tay – Afadzato South Constituency
3) Agnes Lartey – Krowor Constituency
4) Comfort Cudjoe Ghansah – Ada Constituency
5) Dela Sowah – Kpando Constituency
6) Dorcas Afo Toffey – Jomoro Constituency
7) Elizabeth Ofosu Agyare – Techiman North
8) Gizella Tetteh – Awutu Senya West Constituency
9) Hellen Ntoso – Krachi West Constituency
10) Joycelyn Tetteh – North Dayi Constituency
11) Linda Ocloo – Shai Osudoku Constituency
12) Lydia Lamisi – Tempane Constituency
13) Queenstar Pokuwaa Sawyerr – Agona East Constituency
14) Rita Naa Odoley Sowah – La Dadekotokpon Constituency
15) Sophia Ackuaku – Domeabra Obom Constituency
16) Theresa Lardi Awuni – Okaikoi North Constituency
17) Zanetor Rawlings – Klottey Korley Constituency
18) Zewura Ibrahimh – Salaga South Constituency
19) Alalzuuga Alberta Akuka – Garu
20) Laadi Ayamba – Pusiga
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Ghanaian singer Kwame Asare Obeng popularly known as A-Plus, has called on John Mahama to listen to his advisors and concede defeat to President Akufo-Addo.
A-Plus called on the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress in the just-ended presidential election to congratulate President Akufo-Addo for winning the polls.
According to A-Plus, this would be a huge boost for the future political plans of the former president.
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