Akufo-Addo mourns Mfantseman MP as police places GH¢20k bounty on killers
President Nana Akufo-Addo is mourning the passing of Mfantseman MP, Ekow Hayford, shot and killed Friday dawn.
In a Facebook post, the president said he expects the Police to expedite action in pursuing the suspects of the murder.
“I am shocked and saddened by the news of the murder of the Member of Parliament for Mfantseman, Hon. Ekow Kwansa Hayford, by suspected armed robbers in the early hours of this morning. It is a sad day for Mfantseman and for Mother Ghana. My last encounter with him was on 30th June, this year, when I commissioned a water supply project at Anomansa, in his constituency.
“By all accounts, he was very much appreciated and loved by his constituents, and I expect the police to bring the perpetrators of this gruesome, cruel act to book as soon as possible. My deepest condolences to his family, to the Mfantseman constituency, to the New Patriotic Party, and to Parliament. May his soul rest in perfect peace,” he said.
I am shocked and saddened by news of the murder of the Member of Parliament for Mfantseman, Hon. Ekow Kwansa Hayford, by…
Posted by Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday, October 9, 2020
The Inspector-General of Police, James Oppong-Boanuh, has placed a GHC20,000 bounty on the killers of Mfantseman MP, Ekow Hayford.
Ekow Quansah Hayford was returning from a campaign Friday morning, October 9, 2020, when he was shot at Nkusukum on the Mankessim-Abeadze Duadze road.
The Police in a statement said “The IGP has sent specialized investigators from CID Headquarters to support the Central region’s Crime Scene Team to solve the alleged robbery incident and murder of Member of Parliament for Mfantseman, Hon. Ekow Quansah”
“A reward of twenty thousand Ghana Cedis (20,000.00) has also been offered to any person who gives credible information that will lead to the arrest of the perpetrators, while the public is being urged to remain calm”.