Meet the 40 gallant female MPs-elect of Ghana's 8th Parliament

Meet the 40 gallant female MPs-elect of Ghana's 8th Parliament

- 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

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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.

Meet the 40 gallant female MPs-elect of Ghana's 8th Parliament
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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.

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No independent female candidate made it to parliament this time.

Today, 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

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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

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17) Zanetor Rawlings – Klottey Korley Constituency

18) Zewura Ibrahimh – Salaga South Constituency

19) Alalzuuga Alberta Akuka – Garu

20) Laadi Ayamba – Pusiga 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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