Francis-Xavier Sosu: Man who became lawyer in 2009 now lawmaker after 12 years

Francis-Xavier Sosu: Man who became lawyer in 2009 now lawmaker after 12 years

- Francis-Xavier Sosu (Esq), the MP for Madina Constituency, was called to the bar as a lawyer in the year 2009

- 12 years later, the honourable now works as a lawmaker at the same premises where his call to the bar took place

- Apart from being called to the bar and becoming an MP, the 42-year-old also has two first degrees and three master's degrees including an MPhil

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Francis-Xavier Sosu (Esq), the member of parliament for the Madina Constituency in Accra, was called to bar in 2009 as a lawyer before he became a lawmaker after 12 years.

In a post sighted by YEN.com.gh on his personal LinkedIn handle, the MP who is only 42 years old, shared a throwback photo of the moment he was called to the bar and expressed gratitude to God for the progress.

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The Madina MP won the parliamentary seat on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the December 2020 general elections, which makes him a part of the 8th parliament of the 4th Republic.

Francis-Xavier Sosu: Man who became lawyer in 2009 now lawmaker after 12 years
Francis-Xavier Sosu: Man who became lawyer in 2009 now lawmaker after 12 years Credit: Francis-Xavier Sosu (Esq)
Source: UGC

He is an alumnus of St John's Grammar Senior High School from where he enrolled at the University of Ghana and obtained a Bachelor of Law (LLB) as well as a Bachelor of Arts (BA) (Honors) in Sociology.

The honourable further proceeded to the Ghana School of Law for the Professional Certificate to practice law after which he was called to the bar.

Francis-Xavier Sosu also holds a Masters Degree in Oil and Gas Law in addition to a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Economic Policy Management as well as a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Conflict, Human Rights and Peace Studies from the University of Education, Winneba.

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In an equally captivating story, an 85-year-old Ghanaian cocoa farmer named Timothy Mensah has been discovered in a small cottage called Akurakese after living alone there for over 40 years.

The aged man was encountered by Eva Akpene Agbozo of Agro Women Africa, a not-for-profit organization working for the transformation of women farmers in rural communities in Ghana.

Eva was in the Eastern Region of Ghana for their Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLA) project when they bumped into the old man in the isolated cottage.

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