- Finland has made big history as it now has its youngest politician, Sanna Marin, who will become the country's prime minister
- Marin will be replacing Antti Rinne who lost the confidence of the people following the way he dealt with the country's postal strike
- Finland's new prime minister will be sworn in by Tuesday, December 10, making her one of the youngest public office holders in the world
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Finland picked its youngest citizen as prime minister on Sunday, December 8, after former transport minister, Sanna Marin, aged 34, won an election.
The Straits Times reports that Marin's victory was a close margin, making her the replacement for the outgoing Antti Rinne who lost people's confidence with the way he handled postal strike.
“We have a lot of work to do to rebuild trust,” Marin said as she spoke to newsmen, parrying questions that had to do with her age.
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"I have never thought about my age or gender. I think of the reasons I got into politics and those things for which we have won the trust of the electorate,” she said.
It should be noted that the former PM stepped down after long weeks of political unrest following the plan to reduce wage for 700 postal workers.
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Marin will be formally sworn in as the new country’s prime minister on Tuesday, December 10.
Beautiful young women have kept attaining amazing feats. Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that Popular Hollywood teen actress, Marsai Martin, has made Forbes 30 under 30 list.
Aged 15, she started acting at 10, playing as Diane Johnson on Black-ish. Her acting on the movie took her to the limelight as she got many nominations at the NAACP Image Award, the BET Awards and the SAG Awards.
Marsai’s career took a very great turn when she became the executive producer of Little, where she acted alongside Regina Hall and Issa Rae.
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