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The late JH Mensah and Pastor Amponsah Yeboah

Veteran politician J.H. Mensah dies at 89

File Photo of J.H Mensah with Nana Akufo-Addo after the NPP’s victorious election in 2016

Veteran politician and elder statesman, Mr. Joseph Henry Mensah has died at age 89.

The Gold Coaster born on October 31, 1928 and a founding member of New Patriotic Party (NPP) reportedly died Thursday at the 37 Military Hospital where he had been on admission for sometime now, suffering from stroke.

Mr J.H. Mensah served in various ministerial positions under different governments as a leading economist.

A seasoned politician in Ghana, his political career dated back to the 1960s when he was in charge of planning in Dr Kwame Nkrumah’s government.

SOURCE: GRAPHIC

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