The Member of Parliament for the Mfantseman Constituency, Ekow Quansah Hayford who was shot dead this dawn seems to be a victim of a targeted killing according to an eyewitness.
Information gathered shows the MP was on the Abeadze Dominase – Abeadze Duadzi – Mankessim Road on his return from a campaign trip when gun men who were laying in wait approached his campaign truck, identified him and shot him twice at point blank range killing him instantly.
He is believed to have been attacked at about 1:00 am Friday morning by 6 armed men.
The driver if the MP who had tried to intervene was also shot but his injuries are said to be non life threatening and is responding to treatment at the hospital.
The nature of Hon. Ekow Hayford Quansah’s killing and it’s timing just a day after submitting his nomination form to contest in the 2020 parliamentary elections has raised suspicion amongst many people who have ben following happenings in his Constituency.
The armed men who killed the member of Parliament are currently at large.