Hawa Koomson says she prays Kasoa shooting incident doesn’t happen again

Hon. Mavis Hawa Koomson

Hon. Hawa Koomson who is the Minister-designate for Fisheries and  Aquaculture says she prays the ‘Kasoa Shooting incidence’ doesn’t happen again.

Responding to questions during her vetting in Parliament, Hon. Hawa Koomson apologized for the incidence describing it as regrettable and unfortunate.

“During the Voter registration exercise in 2020 on July 20th there was such an incident, but regrettably it was unfortunate which I wish it never happened and I pray it never happens again in the history of our politics in Ghana.”

The Minister-designate also further said that she fired the gun shots because she felt her life was in danger and she thought she needed to save her life.

Hon. Hawa Koomson speaking before the vetting committee of Parliament also said that she doesn’t want to talk much about the incident because the issue is under investigation.

“I also apologize to the people who were scared on that day, it was in defence of my life which I felt was in danger and I thought I needed to save my life, but I want to plead with the committee that the matter is under investigation so I wouldn’t want to say much about it”.

BACKGROUND

Hon. Hawa Koomson who is the MP for Awuti Senya East confirmed in a radio interview in 2020 that she fired gunshots at a voter’s registration center in Kasoa.

After the incident, some persons and organisations asked President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo to take away the ministerial position from Hon. Hawa Koomson.

SOURCE : Talkingdrum.com.gh

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