Just in: Driver of killed Mfantseman MP Ekow Kwansah Hayford also dies

Just in: Driver of killed Mfantseman MP Ekow Kwansah Hayford also dies

- News coming in indicate that the driver of the murdered MP for Mfantseman Constituency Ekow Kwansah Hayford has also died

- The driver of the slain parliamentarian died while on admission at a hospital

- He sustained a number of gunshot wounds after he and his boss were attacked today, October 9, 2020

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Current reports trickling in now has it that the driver of murdered MP for Mfantseman Constituency Ekow Kwansah Hayford has also passed away.

The reports sighted by YEN.com.gh on 3news.com indicated that the MP's chauffeur died while receiving treatment at a hospital.

He was receiving treatment after he sustained gunshot wounds in the attack on him and the MP by suspected armed robbers on the dawn of Friday, October 9, 2020.

Just in: Driver of killed Mfantseman MP dies

Late Ekow Kwansah Hayford. Source: Graphic
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The driver whose name is yet to be revealed, his boss, and two other passengers were attacked on their way back from a campaign trip to Abeadze Dominase in the constituency.

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Following the unfortunate demise of both people, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), James Oppong-Boanuh, has placed a GH¢20,000 bounty on the head of the killers.

The IGP has ordered investigators from CID Headquarters to support the Central Region’s team to work at solving the murder of the Hon. Ekow Quansah.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo had ordered the Ghana Police Service and other security agencies to immediately investigate the killing of the lawmaker.

The NPP leader said he was shocked and saddened by news of the murder of the MP.

“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.

The president added that the late MP was appreciated and loved by his constituents and called on the police to bring the perpetrators of the act to book.

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“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,” the president added.

Meanwhile, the government of Barbados has indicated in a communication that the Ghanaian nurses exported to help their public healthcare system have been impressive so far.

According to Colonel Jeffrey Bostic, Barbados's Minister of Health and Wellness, the Ghanaian nurses assigned to various health facilities in the Carribean country are doing marvelously well.

Some of the nurses are stationed at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH), while others have been posted to polyclinics.

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Source: Yen

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