The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has bemoaned the death of the Member of Parliament for Mfantseman constituency, Hon. Ekow Quansah Hayford, describing it as a “sad day for Mfantseman and for Mother Ghana”.
In a tweet, the President said he was shocked to the marrow and felt sad when he heard the news of the murder of the Mfantseman lawmaker who is a member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), by suspected armed robbers in the early hours of Friday, October 9, 2020.
“I am shocked and saddened by 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”, he said in the tweet.
According to the President, the time he met the Mfantseman MP was June 30, 2020, when he commissioned a water supply project at Anomansa, in the Mfantseman constituency.
He said “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”.