Ekow Quansah Hayford, Member of Parliament for Mfantseman and member of the Judiciary and Defense committee of Parliament has been shot dead by unknown men on the Abeadze Dominase- Abeadze Duadzi- Mankessim Road in the Central Region Thursday dawn.
An eyewitness report by Yaw Nti who was part of the Member of Parliament's campaign convoy speaking on the AM show on Joy News hosted by Mamavi Owusu Aboagye said, they were returning from a campaign at Dominase to their residence at Mankessim and he was in a different vehicle but all the vehicles were blocked and there was traffic.
He further said, the driver who was driving the vehicle he was using said to him there could be danger ahead because the traffic was unusual and so they turned back. "On way back we heard, three gunshots" - he narrated.
The Member of Parliament who is seeking to be retained by his constituents come December 7 died at age 49.
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