Member of Parliament for Kwabre East, Francisca Oteng-Mensah has opened up on the financial burden laid on her by her constituents.
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The 24-year old is the youngest law-maker in the history of Ghana, having defeated her opponents in the 2016 Parliamentary elections.
Still a student studying law at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Francisca Oteng-Mensah recorded the highest number of votes in the Parliamentary elections with a whooping 71,000 votes, representing 83.08%.
Speaking on Joy FM’s Super Morning Show, the MP said she has been burdened with financial issues from the people of her constituency, revealing that even though she is yet to receive her first salary as a law-maker, she has already started catering for the needs of people.
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"...even though I have not started receiving salary, I have started paying fees and I have not received a salary but I have started paying hospital bills and a whole lot.”
Francisca contested for a parliamentary seat on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) , which is being led by newly-elected president Nana Akufo-Addo.