Meet 27 year old Francisca Oteng, the youngest MP in Ghana

Meet 27 year old Francisca Oteng, the youngest MP in Ghana

- The youngest member of parliament in Ghana is Francisca Oteng who is only 27 years old

- Francisca is the daughter of Dr Kwaku Oteng, a doctor and businessman who runs the Angel Group of Companies

- In 2019, the youngster was awarded as the ninth-best legislator

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Francisca Oteng-Mensah, the daughter of Joyce Oteng and Dr Kwaku Oteng, a doctor and businessman who is the CEO of the Angel Group of Companies, is the youngest legislator in Ghana.

She is the member of parliament (MP) for Kwabre East constituency in the Ashanti Region who was awarded as the ninth-best legislator in the year 2019.

Francisca entered parliament after the 2016 elections when she was only 24 years old, by which time she was enrolled in university and in her final year pursuing a LLB at the College of Humanities at the University of Ghana.

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Meet 27-year-old Francisca Oteng the youngest MP in Ghana
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She beat the incumbent Kofi Frimpong with 321 votes in an area known to be a hub of the then-opposition party and coincidentally gave the New Patriotic Party a chunk of its votes.

Oteng-Mensah once made headlines when she donated her three-month salary along with taxi cabs to her constituents as part of the fulfilment of her campaign promise.

On another occasion, three years ago, she was in the news for graduating with a second class upper, which was a remarkable feat for a student MP.

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While on the subject of politics, Kanye West wants everyone who has a baby to get $1 million "or something in that range".

Kanye was speaking at his first presidential campaign rally in North Charleston, South Carolina on Sunday, July 19.

Sunday was the last day before the state's deadline to file signatures as an independent candidate. The rapper spoke shortly after 5pm at the Exquis Event Center rally.

The rapper is going up against President Donald Trump and presidential hopeful, Joe Biden, in his quest to become the second Black president in the US.

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