Director of research at the presidency, Victor Newman dead

The Director of Research at the Presidency, Mr Victor Newman is dead.
He is said to have died after a short illness, Graphic Online has gathered.

He was 72-years-old.

Mr Newman was a founding member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

Graphic Online understands he died Thursday, [December 10, 2020] at the Legon Hospital in Accra.

Victor Newman was appointed as the Director of Research at the Presidency in 2017.

He was an economist, consultant, financial and research analyst and held a Bachelor of Science degree in Agric Economics, with postgraduate qualifications in development planning and budget and financial management.

He worked at the Economic Research and Planning Services of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Western Castings Limited, and the Ghana Exim Economic Consultants.

From 2008 till 2016, he served as the Director of Research for the President Akufo-Addo’s electioneering campaigns. He was married with four children.

Source: graphic.com

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