NPP polls How some websites reported the victory of 22 year old Francisca Mensah

Ms. Oteng-Mensah pulled 321 votes to unseat Kofi Frempong who had 187 in the Kwabre East Constituency.

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Most websites in Ghana reported the victory of a 22 year old second year law student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Francisca Oteng-Mensah, over Honourable Kofi Frempong in the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Parliamentary Primaries held last Saturday.

Ms. Oteng-Mensah pulled 321 votes to unseat Kofi Frempong who had 187 in the Kwabre East Constituency.

Pulse.com.gh described it asShocking! 22-year-old law student wins Kwabre East Constituency NPP primaries”

Kasapaonline.com said22-year old Daugther of Angel Group of Companies owner wins NPP primaries”

Citifmonline.com headlined it “22-year-old KNUST student wins Kwabre East”

Ghanacelebrities.com reported it as “SHOCKING: 22-Year-Old Lady-Francisca Oteng-Mensah Beats Incumbent MP to WIN NPP Primary At Kwabre East Constituency in the Ashanti Region”

Graphic.com.gh captured the story as “22-year-old lady wins NPP primary at Kwabre East Constituencywhile Starrfmonline.com captioned it as “Student, 22, unseats incumbent to win Kwabre East seat”

Many sitting members of parliament of the opposition NPP lost their bids to contest in next year’s general elections.

The elections by an electoral college took place in some 245 constituencies.

Delegates making the Electoral College are:
a) Members of the Constituency Executive Committee
b) All Electoral Area Coordinators
c) The Five (5) executives at each Polling station
d) Any Founding Member from the Constituency who is a signatory to the registration document of the Party at the Electoral Commission.
e) Five (5) members of the Council of Elders and
f) Five (5) Patrons from the Constituency.

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