E.T Mensah joins Council of State race

The former National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram Constituency, Enoch Teye Mensah has joined the race to be elected as the Greater Accra representative of the Council of State.

The elections are scheduled to be held on Thursday, February 16.

A notice of poll published by the Electoral Commission, confirms Mr. E.T Mensah’s participation in the election. The former Sports Minister’s picture appears fourth on the right column.

Mr. E.T Mensah’s highest qualification has been stated as Masters in Theological Studies.

The regional elections was originally scheduled to be held on Thursday, February 9, but the EC had to postpone it to allow the municipal, metropolitan and district assemblies prepare adequately for the exercise.

The Council of State consists of one representative from each region of Ghana, elected in accordance with regulations made by the EC under article 51 of Ghana’s constitution by an electoral college comprising two representatives from each of the districts in the region, nominated by the District Assemblies in the region, and eleven other members appointed by the President.

Greater Accra’s election is expected to be held at the Ga West District Assembly Hall in Amasaman.