Information reaching myaimreport.com indicates that the Member of Parliament for Mfantseman Constituency in the Central Region, Hon Ekow Quansah Hayford, has been shot dead by unknown assailants.
According to reports, he was shot by armed robbers when he was returning from a campaign at Nkusukum on the Mankessim-Abeadze Duadze road on Friday 9th October, 2020 around 1:00am.
Confirming the news, the NPP first vice constituency Chairman Wofa Yaw said they were were returning from a campaign tour when armed robbers attacked them.
“When the robbers started engaging the MP, then he [robber] said, ‘You politicians have made the country very hard to live in.’ “They brought all of us down and asked us to lie prostrate so we thought they were going to shoot us. One stated that we are not after your life … so they asked the driver why he didn’t stop when he was asked to …,” he said.
This, he said ‘angered’ the robbers who then blamed him for the problems being faced by people in the country.
The body has since been deposited at the Saltpond Mortuary.
Meanwhile, the police has commenced investigations into the incident. Ekow Quansah Hayford was 49-years-old. He was married to Sarah Quansah Hayford.