Tina Gifty Naa Ayele Mensah, MP Weija-Gbawe
Tina Gifty Naa Ayele Mensah was born on January 23, 1964. She is a Ghanaian politician and the Member of Parliament for Weija-Gbawe constituency. She is a member of the New Patriotic Party and was appointed into office as Deputy Health Minister by Nana Addo on 15 March 2017.
Mensah was born in Jamestown, British Accra of the Greater Accra Region. She had her secondary education at Accra Girls School. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration and Masters in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.
She was the Managing Director of Gemens Company LTD. in Mamprobi, Accra.
Mensah secured 34,216 votes out of the 59,926 valid votes cast in the 2016 parliamentary elections. Obuobia Darko-Opoku and Jessica Adwoa Mannuel were the contesting candidates.
She contested the 2020 Ghanaian general election as the parliamentary candidate for the New Patriotic Party, and won.
On 4 August 2017, she was awarded by the Ghana-Nigeria Youth Organization for outstanding leadership. In 2017 she was adjudged best Deputy Minister by FAKS Investigative Services.
Tina Mensah is married with three children.