Information reaching ideasghonline.com is that the driver of the deceased Member Parliament for Mfantseman constituency, Hon. Ekow Quansah Hayford has also died.
The sad incident occurred while the driver was undergoing treatment at a health facility after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds from the armed robbers that attacked them.
Central Regional Minister, Kwamena Duncan, disclosed that the driver was the first to be shot by the robbers after he tried to use a different route to the one they blocked.
“He went for a house-to-house campaign at Dominadze and surrounding areas. When they were returning, they realized that robbers had blocked the road and were robbing people. The driver tried to use a different route and escape the robbery but the robbers opened fire on the driver. So they got the driver who lost control and the vehicle fell into a ditch. The robbers then got there and opened fire on the vehicle”.
“The official statement from the police is that the robbers collected everything from them and the MP someway somehow disclosed his identity to the robbers and that infuriated them. The account is that they told him he is one of reasons the country is hard and shot him repeatedly”.
Meanwhile, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), James Oppong-Boanuh has placed a ¢20,000 bounty on the killers of the incumbent MP for Mfantseman Constituency, Ekow Quansah Hayford.