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Former Ningo Prampram MP E.T Mensah dead

E. T Mensah is dead

Enoch Teye Mensah, a former National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, has died.

According to Citi FM in Accra, the former Minister for Youth and Sports died in South Africa following a brief illness.

Enoch Teye Mensah was born on May 17, 1946, and served as a Member of Parliament from January 1997 to January 2017.

During the PNDC military administration in Ghana, he was the long-term Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), which was comparable to being the Mayor of Accra. In 1992, he became a member of the National Democratic Congress.

He also ran for parliament in 1996 and was elected MP for the Ningo-Prampram constituency, which he held for nearly a decade.

He remained a member of parliament after the NDC lost the 2000 elections. On November 21, 2015, Mensah was defeated in the NDC primaries by Sam George.

Prior to the 2008 Ghanaian legislative election, he was the Minority Chief Whip in parliament. He was appointed Majority Chief Whip in Parliament in January 2009.

He was popularly referred to as ET Mensah and was married with seven children.

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