Victor Newman who was a founding member of the New Patriotic Party and the Director of Research in the government of Nana Akufo-Addo in the Fourth Republic of Ghana goes home tomorrow.
His sad death was announced at the Legon Hospital in Accra on Thursday, 10 December 2020, after a short illness.
He is the father of the Member of Parliament Elect for Okaikoi South Constituency Dakoa Newman.
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 President Akufo-Addo’s electioneering campaigns. He was married with four children.