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Joyce Bawah Mogtari Biography



Joyce Bawah Mogtari

Joyce Bawah Mogtari is a seasoned Ghanaian politician and a lawyer. She is currently the special aide to the Former President and the Flag bearer of the National Democratic Party John Mahama. She is affiliated to the National Democratic Congress party.

Joyce is one of the brilliant female politicians in the country. She has served in several capacities since graduating from law school in 1997. Mrs. Mogtari was the deputy Transport Minister under John Mahama Administration.

Joyce Bawah Mogtari Biography

Joyce Bawa hails from the Savanna region of Ghana. She is a family sister to Otiko Afisa Djaba, the former Gender minister under Akuffo Addo Administration.

Joyce Bawah Mogtari
Joyce Bawah Mogtari

Joyce Bawa is married to Hudu Mogtari, The former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA). The couple is blessed with one child.

Education And Career

Hon. Joyce Mogtari earned a degree in Law in 1997 from Holborn College, University of London and was called to the Ghana Bar in 2000.

She holds a Master’s in Maritime Law from the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) in Malta, where she received an IMO Legal Committee Chairman’s Award for Best Overall Performance in International Transport Law.

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Before joining the Ministry in 2013, she was the Head of the Legal Unit of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority. Joyce is a member of the African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA), the Women in International Shipping and Trade Association, (WISTA) and the Ghana State Alumni.