The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) continues to pay glowing tributes to the slain Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman in the Central Region, Ekow Quansah Hayford.
According to the party, the late legislator is among the five best performing members in the Central Region as far as parliamentary work is concerned.
General Secretary of the NPP, John Boadu, who led a delegation to the family home of the late MP in the constituency, said the party was devastated by the loss.
“On Friday, we were informed by the regional and constituency executives of what has happened. In this region, when you want the top five best performing MPs, he will surely be part. We are not the only one saying this”, he said.
It also expected that the Central Regional Executives of the NPP will today; Monday, October 12, 2020, meet the national leadership of the party to propose a replacement.
Mr. Ekow Quansah Hayford has reportedly shot dead at dawn on Friday by some unknown assailants on the Abeadze Dominase–Abeadze Duadzi–Mankessim road.
The MP and some executives of the NPP were returning from a campaign trip when the incident occurred.
Citi News’Calvis Tetteh reported that the driver of the MP’s vehicle was injured alongside other party executives in his company.
They were said to be in an NPP-branded vehicle at the time of the incident.