It is no longer a breaking News as far as the demise of E.T Mensah is concern. All. Media houses in Ghana broadcasted the incidence leading to the demise of Honorable E. T Mensah. Honorable E. T Mensah is noted to be a good man to several People in Ghana. His effort in helping the young ones in his constituency is one of the greatest things that the people of Ningo Prapram will never forger about him. The political Career of E. T Mensah is very important for us to note when it comes to politics and his great service to Ghanaians when he became a minister in Ghana and his indelible contribution and support to the National Democratic Congress NDC.
Political Career of E. T Mensah
When the late Honorable E. T Mensah was a young man, his vision was to become a politician to transform lives. He worked toward his vision and ambition and he joined the National Democratic Congress NDC. Little by little, Honorable E. T Mensah became a parliamentary aspirant at Ningo Prampram constituency and emerged as the member of parliament for Ningo Prampram in 1967 January. The people of Ningo Prampram loved his good works and maintained him in office until 2017 January when the nod was given to another person to lead the National Democratic Congress NDC at Ningo Prampram.
The late Honorable E. T Mensah served once as the Minority Chief Whip in parliament and later became the Majority Chief Whip in parliament in 2009.
The good works of Honorable E. T Mensah was known in Ghana and it paved way for him to be given a ministerial position.
The late President, His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings appointed E. T Mensah to be in charge as a minister for Youth and Sports. Honorable E. T Mensah held that position for eight years under the reign of Jerry John Rawlings as a President of Ghana from 1992 to 2000. In 2010, the late President John Atta Mills appointed him (E. T Mensah) as pMinister for Employment and Social Welfare.
To end with the political career of E. T Mensah; he was a member of the Pan-African Parliament until January 2009, when he resigned after being appointed a member of state. In January 2011, he was appointed Minister for Education following the resignation of Betty Mould-Iddrisu.