Every Rebel leader, they say ,has a hidden agenda.So, it became of little surprise when the name of the head of the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana ,Dr.Isaac Owusu Mensah was mentioned as the Head of Research at the Presidency.
Dr. Isaac Owusu Mensah succeeds the late Mr.Victor Newman who passed away a couple of months ago.
The late Victor Newman is a close Confidante of Nana Akuffo Addo working with him over two decades.He is the father of Darkoa Newman, NPP MP for Okaikwei North.
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Dr. Isaac Owusu mensah who is a lecturer and head of the Political Science Department of the Univerisity of Ghana is no new to controversies.
Prior to the 2016 elections he famously claimed the open disunity of the NPP proved far better than the NDC’s patched up Unity ahead of the elections.
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Surprisingly this revelation he claimed was part of a research findings by the Political Science Department which he was the head.
He also claimed that the one district one factory, one Village one Dam and one Constituency , one million dollar promises by the opposition was more catchy and effective than the no “abaabase” slogan of the NDC.
In the run up to the 2020 general elections,he came under incessant attack by members of the opposition after claiming in another Research that the NPP was cruising to victory .
It became a cliche that each of Dr. Isaac Owusu Mensah’s research always was tilted the NPP.
His appointment comes with little surprise considering the partisan efforts he has invested into the New Patriotic Party.