Cynthia Mamle Morrison MP for Agona West
Cynthia Mamle Morrison was born 17 January 1964 is a Ghanaian politician and a member of the New Patriotic Party. She is currently the member of parliament for Agona West Constituency. On 9 August 2018, she was appointed Minister designate for Gender, Children and Social Protection by President Nana Akufo-Addo. She was formally the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection.
She was the executive director and a Manager of her own company.She was also the Proprietress of Maryland Montessori in Dansoman. She is currently the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection.Cynthia Morrison donated items including wheel chairs, walking coaches for the blind and crutches as part of her 52nd birthday celebration.
Morrison is a member of the New Patriotic Party. She is currently the Member of parliament for Agona West Constituency in the Central Region. She won this seat during the 2016 Ghanaian general elections. Two other candidates namely Charles Obeng-Inkoom of National Democratic Congress and Evans Idan Coffie of Convention People's Party also contested in the 2016 by-election of the Agona West constituency held in 2016.
Cynthia won the election by obtaining 32,770 votes out of the 56,878 cast, representing 58.03 percent of total valid votes. She contested the 2020 Ghanaian general election as the parliamentary candidate for the New Patriotic Party and was elected for a second four-year term. She polled 30,513 out of a total of 59,193 valid votes cast as against Paul Ofori-Amoah of the opposition National Democratic Congress who had 27,673 votes,and an Independent candidate Ishmael Kofi Tekyi Turkson had 1,007 votes.
She is the Chairperson of the Government Assurance Committee and also the Chairperson of the Communications Committee.