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Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu Biography

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Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu Biography

Glusea brings to you Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu biogrpahy. He is a Ghanaian urban planner and politician. He is currently the majority leader in the Ghanaian Parliament and also the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs in Ghana. Read Chuck Schumer Net Worth

Osei was born on 3 February 1957. He hails from Bremang-Afrancho, a town in Kumasi, Ashanti Region. In 1982, he graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in Urban Planning

Political career

Osei is a member of the New Patriotic Party. He first became a Member of the Parliament in January 1997. He has kept his seat since then, representing his constituency in the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana.

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 He is the chairperson for the Special Budget, House, and Business Committees. He is also a member of the Finance, Mines and Energy, Standing Orders, and Selection Committees

Osei was elected as the member of parliament for the Suame constituency of the Ashanti Region of Ghana in the 2004 Ghanaian general elections. He won on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party. His constituency was a part of the 36 parliamentary seats out of 39 seats won by the New Patriotic Party in that election for the Ashanti Region.

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 The New Patriotic Party won a majority total of 128 parliamentary seats out of 230 seats. He was elected with 48,500 votes out of 59,039 total valid votes cast. This was equivalent to 82.1% of total valid votes cast.

 He was elected over Agonno Sampson Young of the People’s National Convention, Paul Richard Kofi Yeboah of the National Democratic Congress and Frederick Antwi of the Convention People’s Party.

These obtained 934, 8,448 and 1,157 votes respectively of total valid votes cast. These were equivalent to 1.6%, 14.3% and 2% respectively of total valid votes cast.

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In 2008, he won the general elections on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party for the same constituency. His constituency was part of the 34 parliamentary seats out of 39 seats won by the New Patriotic Party in that election for the Ashanti Region. The New Patriotic Party won a minority total of 109 parliamentary seats out of 230 seats. He was elected with 45,235 votes out of 57,765 total valid votes cast. This was equivalent to 78.31% of total valid votes cast.

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 He was elected over David Osei Manu of the National Democratic Congress, Ameyaw Aboagye Peter of the Democratic People’s Party, and Frederick Antwi-Nsiah of the Convention People’s Party. These obtained 9,742, 2,409, and 379 votes respectively of the total valid votes cast. These were equivalent to 37.59%, 5.43%, and 1.28% respectively of the total votes cast.

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In 2012, he won the general elections on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party for the same constituency. He was elected with 60,829 votes out of 76,852 total valid votes cast.

 This was equivalent to 79.15% of the total valid votes cast. He was elected over Alidu Baba Dambasea of the National Democratic Congress, Solomon Nkrumah Appia Kubi of the Progressive People’s Party, Adam Mohammed of the People’s National Convention, Frederick Antwi-Nsiah of the Convention People’s Party, Mavis Afriyie of the Democratic People’s Party, Abena Nyarko of the National Democratic Party, Osei-Bempah Hayford and Paul Richard Kofi Yeboah both independent candidates.

These obtained 10,589, 434, 376, 220, 71, 194, 3,752 and 387 votes respectively of the total valid votes cast. These were equivalent to 13.78%, 0.56%, 0.49%, 0.29%, 0.09%, 0.25%, 4.88% and 0.50% respectively of the total votes cas

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