Reports reaching Power FM news indicate that the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Member of Parliament for Mfantseman Constituency in the Central Region, Ekow Quansah Hayford, has been shot dead by unknown assailants.
It is believed the MP was shot on the Abeadze Dominase–Abeadze Duadzi–Mankessim Road when returning home from a campaign trip Friday night.
He is believed to have been attacked at about 1:00 am Friday by 6 armed highway robbers.
According to an eyewitness report, while the robbery was ongoing, the MP identified himself. This allegedly infuriated the robbers who blamed him for the problems being faced by people in the country.
The 49 year old legislator was then shot twice, leading to his untimely demise.
The robbers are currently at large.
The Central Regional Police has begun investigations into the gruesome death.