Information gathered by emerginonline.com is that, the Member of Parliament for Mfantseman Constituency in the Central Region, Ekow Quansah Hayford was shot dead by unknown gunmen.
This sad development happened on the Abeadze Dominase – Abeadze Duadzi – Mankessim Road while returning from a campaign trip of the area.
According to sources, he was shot by armed robbers and rushed to the emergency ward of Saltpond Municipal hospital dead.
“The attackers who were not masked asked us to lie down; some of us run to the bush. The gunmen immediately shot at the MP who was in his Land Cruiser at the time.
“And so after they had left we got closer to the MP who was groaning in pain as he asked for water. He was not responding to my calls when I returned with the drink”, the witness recounted
Sources also indicate, his driver is injured but responding to treatment.