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Mfantseman MP, Ekow Quansah shot dead

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Information reaching us indicates that Ekow Quansah Hayford, the Member of Parliament for Mfantseman Constituency, in the Central Region has been shot dead by unknown assailants.

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A report filed by Ghanaweb indicates that the MP was shot on the Abeadze Dominase–Abeadze Duadzi–Mankessim Road when returning from a campaign trip on Friday 9th October 2020 around 1:00 am.

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According to an eyewitness account, the MP was identified while the robbery was ongoing.

This, he said ‘angered’ the robbers who then blamed him for the problems being faced by people in the country.

“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.

The body has since been deposited at the Saltpond Mortuary.

Meanwhile, the police has commenced investigations into the incident.

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