Hawa Koomson should not be approved as fisheries minister - Ghanaians react to fish farming response

Hawa Koomson should not be approved as fisheries minister - Ghanaians react to fish farming response

Fisheries Minister-designate, Hawa Koomson, today, February 18, 2021, took her turn to answer questions before Parliament's Appointment Committee for her portfolio.

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Her vetting was particularly monitored by most Ghanaians due to her issues prior to the elections with regards to the shooting incident in her constituency.

Since she was being vetted for the position of Fisheries Minister, she was asked to define fish farming and what its advantage was.

Hawa Koomson should not be approved as fisheries minister - Ghanaians react to fish farming response
Hawa Koomson should not be approved as fisheries minister - Ghanaians react to fish farming response Photo credit: YEN.com.gh
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The questions that sounded quite irrelevant and out of place got Ghanaians pissed, but the answer that followed came as a surprise and shock to many as the minister gave quite an embarrassing response.

Her response has topped on news on various social media platforms especially on Twitter where she is trending at number one with over 7,000 tweets

YEN.com.gh has monitored that trend and compiled some of the most interesting comments that have been shared by Ghanaians over Hawa Koomson's response to the question thrown at her.

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Below are some tweets from Ghanaians in reaction to her statement

Sir Max said her response is such a shame and she should not be approved.

Prince believes some of the questions that were asked her were meant to humiliate her.

Johhnie Hughes believes this is a clear case of square pegs in round holes.

Malik sarcastically referred to her as an aquatic commando due to her history with ammunition.

Winter said Hawa Koomson could have just said fish farming is for fishes.

Citi TV's presenter, Dzifa said there is no way Hawa Koomson should be approved.

Amoabea said it is about time the president stops appointing MPs as Ministers.

Nii Lexis said Hawa Koomson has sworn in her heart to be an embarrassment on national television.

Delali shared a video from 2017 vetting of Hawa Koomson making Haruna Iddrisu laugh so hard.

Nat pleaded for Hawa Koomson to be rejected.

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In other news, the Member of Parliament for the North Tongu constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has sarcastically suggested that President Akufo-Addo needs to consider the appointment of an awareness minister.

His sarcastic comment comes after almost all the nominees kept chanting the mantra "I'm unaware" to some critical questions they were asked when they appeared before the Appointments Committee of Parliament.

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