May 6, 2014

Thirty-one (31) year old Emmanuel Nii Okai Laryea, Member of Parliament for the Amasaman Constituency is the youngest Legislator in Ghana as at now, information available to has revealed.

This implies that the MP was twenty-nine (29) when he was elected by the people of Amasaman to represent them in the Law making body of government.

Hon. Nii Laryea, before his election as an MP was a government appointee for the Ga West Municipal Assembly.
He was a business man and CEO for Commanex Investment Limited in the Greater Accra Region.

He has a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science and Information Studies from the University of Ghana (UG) and LLB from the University of London.

Karaga MP, Hon. Sualihu Alhassan Dandaawa is the second youngest MP, also 31 this year but is older than the Amasaman MP with just six (6) months.

He is directly followed by Ms. Sarah Adwoa Sarfo MP for Dome-Kwabenya Constituency, 33 years.

For full list of young Mps in the Sixth Parliament of Ghana by age click here.

Godwin Allotey Akweiteh/