Krosbi Mensah (born 5 March 1947) was a Ghanaian politician who served as member of parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana, he represented Afram Plains North constituency.[1] He was a member of the National Democratic Congress.[1]

Krosbi Mensah
Member of parliament for Afram Plains North constituency
In office
7 January 1993 – 7 January 1997
PresidentJerry John Rawlings
Succeeded byJoseph Tsatsu Agbenu
Personal details
Born5 March 1947
Political partyNational Democratic Congress
RelationsBetty Nana Efua Krosbi Mensah (daughter)
Alma materPrince of Peace College

Early life and education edit

Krosbi Mensah was born on 5 March 1947 in the Eastern Region of Ghana, he studied at Prince of Peace College and obtained his General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level.[1]

Career edit

Mensah was a former member of parliament for Afram Plains North constituency in the Eastern Region of Ghana from 7 January 1993 to 7 January 1997, He was also a Businessman.[1]

Politics edit

Member of parliament edit

Mensah was a member of the parliament of the 1st and 2nd parliaments of the 4th Republic of Ghana for the Afraim Plains North Constituency, spanning from January 1993 to January 2001.[1] He first went to parliament after being declared winner in the 1992 December elections. He retained his seat again in 1996 elections after getting 72% of the total votes cast, he won during the December 1996 Ghanaian General Elections on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress for the Afraim Plains North Constituency in the Eastern Region of Ghana. He polled 18,832 votes out of the valid votes cast representing 61.70% over her opponents Augustine Siaw a NPP member, Amidu Tanko a PNC member, Albert Quarcoo-Zah a CPP member and Krosbi Mensah an NDC member who polled 4,376 votes, 1,684 votes, 1,235 votes and 0 vote respectively.[2] He was later succeeded by Joseph Tsatsu Agbenu in 2001.[3][4]

Personal life edit

Mensah was a Christian.[1] He was the father of Betty Krosbi Mensah, who has been since 2017 been serving as the MP for Afram Plains North, the same constituency he served as MP.[5]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d e f Ghana Parliamentary Register(1993–1997)
  2. ^ FM, Peace. "Parliament - Afram Plains North Constituency Election 1996 Results". Ghana Elections - Peace FM. Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  3. ^ "qryCandidateByRegionConstituency" (PDF). 7 December 2000. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 October 2020.
  4. ^ "Parliament: Eastern Region". Peace FM Online. Retrieved 2020-09-04.
  5. ^ "Official Parliament of Ghana facebook". Facebook. 22 July 2021. Retrieved 28 July 2021.