Kobla Mensah Wisdom Woyome, MP South Tongu
Kobla Mensah Wisdom Woyome is a Ghanaian politician and Member of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the South Tongu in the Volta Region on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
Early life and education
Woyome was born on 21 September 1971. He hails from Dabala a town in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region of Ghana. Woyome is a graduate of the Presbyterian Boys' Secondary School and Sixth Form Science College, Legon. Woyome completed his Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science and Statistics at the University of Ghana, Legon in 1997. He also had his postgraduate diploma in business administration at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
Kobla Mensah was the chief executive officer of the Stewise group of companies from 2009 until he became the MP for South Tongu.
He was a minority member of the 6th parliament of the 4th republic of Ghana. He was appointed to the Youth, Sports and Culture Committee as a ranking member. He was also a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and Standing Order committee.
Kobla Mensah contested the South Tongu constituency parliamentary seat in the Volta Region on the ticket of National Democratic Congress during the 2016 Ghanian general election and won with 31, 978 votes representing 87.09% of the total votes. He was elected over Seth Kwasi Agbi of New Patriotic Party who polled 3, 595 votes which is equivalent to 9.79%, parliamentary candidate for Convention People's Party Avuwoada Robert Mensah had 704 votes representing 1.92% and the parliamentary candidate for PPP Vorsah Wisdom Justice Kofi had 441 votes representing 1.20% of the total votes.
Kobla Mensah was re- elected as a member of parliament for South Tongu (Ghana parliament constituency) on the ticket of National Democratic Congress during the 2020 Ghanian general election with 48, 795 votes representing 82.91% of the total votes. He won the election over Joseph Wisdom Ahadjie of New Patriotic Party who polled 10, 058 votes which is equivalent to 17.09% and parliamentary candidate for GUM Williams MacDonald Hoggar had 352 votes representing 0.58% of the total votes.
Kobla Mensah Wisdom Woyome is identified as a Christian and a member of Action Chapel International. He is married with three children.