Mavis Hawa Koomson, MP for Awutu Senya
Mavis Hawa Koomson is a Ghanaian politician and educationist. She is the Member of Parliament for Awutu Senya East Constituency and doubles as the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development.
Hawa Koomson hails from Salaga in the Savannah Region of Ghana and was born on 3 February 1966. She had her training college education at the Bimbilla Training College. She holds a diploma and a bachelor's degree in Basic Education from the University Education Winneba.
She has earned a master's degree, postgraduate diploma in public administration (CPA) and postgraduate diploma in public administration (DPA) from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). Koomson was a teacher by profession, occupying various positions including head teacher, assistant superintendent and Principal superintendent. She was also president of Gender Unit of the Ghana National Association of Teachers Ladies Association (GNATLAS) Sekondi local, treasurer for GNATLAS (Western Region) and secretary for GNATLAS (Takoradi local).
In the 2020 Ghanaian general elections, she won the Awutu Senya East Constituency parliamentary seat with 57,114 votes making 52.6 per cent of the total votes cast whilst the NDC parliamentary candidate Phillis Naa Koryoo Okunor had 51,561 votes making 47.5 per cent of the total votes cast, the GUM parliamentary candidate Hanson Ishmael Amuzu had 0 vote making 0.0 per cent of the total votes cast, the CPP parliamentary candidate Addy Ishmael had 0 vote making 0.0 per cent of the total votes cast, the GCPP parliamentary candidate Peter Kwao Lartey had 0 vote making 0.0 per cent of the total votes cast and the UPP parliamentary candidate Mohammed Issah Al-Marzuque had 0 vote making 0.0 per cent of the total votes cast.