Richard Gyan-Mensah, MP for Gomo West Constituency
Richard Gyan-Mensah,Member of Parliament (MP) for the the Gomoa West Constituency in the Central Region of Ghana and a member of the National Democratic Congress.Gyan was born on 20 June 1982 and hails from Gomoa Assin Brofoyedur in the Central Region of Ghana.
He had his SSSCE in 2001 where he studied business. He had his bachelor's degree in accounting in 2007. He further had his master's degree in accounting and finance in 2017. Gyan was the General Manager for Desert Oil Limited. He was also a Mathematics and ICT Tutor at Gomoa Dominase D/A Junior High School. He was also a part time tutor at City Business College.
He was also an Accountant at Trust Hands Auto Limited, the Assistant Accounts Manager for Union Oil Ghana Limited and Head of Finance and Planning for Petrosol Ghana Limited. During the 2020 Ghanaian general election, he won the Gomoa West Constituency parliamentary seat.
He won with 28,822 votes making 53.0 per cent of the total votes cast whilst the NPP parliamentary candidate Alexander Kodwo Kom Abban had 25,235 votes making 44.9 per cent of the total votes cast, the GUM parliamentary candidate Edmond Panyin Enchill had 716 votes making 1.3 per cent of the total votes cast, and the PPP parliamentary candidate Charles Yawson had 481 votes making 0.9 per cent of the total votes cast.