The New Patriotic Party (NPP), has decided to fly all of its flags at half mast following the death of Joseph Henry Mensah at age 89 on Thursday.
J.H. Mensah, a founding member of the NPP, died on Thursday morning at the 37 Military Hospital where he had been on admission for almost a year.
"Clearly, J.H. Mensah’s contribution to the NPP political tradition and Ghana at large cannot be overemphasized and thus, his
“As a mark of respect in
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Below is a copy of the NPP statement
NPP MOURNS J.H. MENSAH AND DIRECTS THAT ALL PARTY FLAGS FLY AT HALF MAST
The NPP has
The revered statesman and consummate politician who was described by many as the doyen of development planning in the
He served under different governments in various capacities including head of development planning in Nkrumah’s government, Finance Minister in Busia’s government and as Ghana’s first Senior Minister during the era of former President John Kufuor. He also served, in the 4th Republic, as Leader of NPP Parliamentary Group, both as Minority and Majority Leader at various times.
Clearly, J.H. Mensah’s contribution to the NPP political tradition and Ghana at large cannot be overemphasized and thus, his
The party extends its heartfelt condolence to his immediate family and friends and to the rest of the nation for such unbearable loss. We stand with them in these difficult times and would provide them the needed support and assistance.
As a mark of respect in
May the soul of our dearly departed father and mentor find solace in God’s bosom and may the family he left behind and indeed all of us find