Punch Negative comments about 22 year old MP aspirant “laughable” - Kufour

Many have remarked that the second year law student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is too young and inexperienced to lead the constituency.

  • Published:
play Francisca paid a courtesy call on ex-president Kufour
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Former president John Kufuor has described as “laughable and unacceptable” suggestions that 22 year old parliamentary aspirant, Francisca Oteng-Mensah is young and incapable of leading her constituency.

Ms. Oteng-Mensah polled 331 votes to beat incumbent Kofi Frempong who managed 189 in the just ended New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) parliamentary primaries in the Kwabre East constituency.

Many have remarked that the second year law student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is too young and inexperienced to lead the constituency.

But ex-president Kufour says such comments are laughable. He made these comments when Ms. Oteng-Mensah paid a courtesy call on him at his residence.


“I have heard about comments from people with some opining that you are too young and incapable of leading the constituency in parliament but I think such assertions are laughable and unacceptable.

Mr. Kufour pledged his support to the novice.

“I will support you to succeed and you can only succeed by not losing focus… never be intimidated by wayward criticisms because that is how this game of politics has become”.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Confession This is the real story behind Atta Ayi's arrestbullet
2 Corruption Mahama officials refunding wrongly pocketed NCA cash – Ministerbullet
3 Helicopter Saga Ghana Gas: ‘missing’ helicopters with militarybullet
4 Sex Trade Fetish priestess arrested for recruiting young girls...bullet
5 Corruption Fight Radio station host leads massive "Fabewoso"...bullet
6 Corrupt Officers BNI investigates Mahama's gov't officials...bullet
7 Grabbed Trafficking ring busted, 7 girls rescuedbullet
8 Central Region Arsonists planning to burn Kotokuraba...bullet
9 Sources Extension of military age: Ghana risks having...bullet
10 Congratulations Mahama's son graduates from Universitybullet

Top Videos

1 Video Edward Gyampana is the teenage design genius who needs your helpbullet
2 AMERI Power Plant AMERI lacks expertise in power projects – Philip Addisonbullet
3 Meet "The Beast" President Obama's Cadillac that's more tank than carbullet
4 In Zimbabwe President Mugabe’s 70 year-old aide marries his...bullet
5 Woyome Judgement Debt Kweku Baako dances over Amidu's winbullet
6 TRAGEDY Fire guts Coconut Grove Hotelbullet
7 Watch Stop taking collection in churches -TB Joshua to Pastorsbullet
8 Video Police officer attacked at Flagstaff Housebullet
9 Vitiligo Enam Honya - is challenging what you think...bullet
10 Ghana@60 Agya Koo embarrassed Ghana at Independence...bullet

News