A one-week observance has been held for the late Member of Parliament (MP), Ekow Kwansah Hayford.
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The one-week observance which came off on Thursday, October 15, 2020, at his hometown of Mankessim.
The one-week saw hundreds of sympathisers thronging the Kessim Park to take part of the rites.
Many leading members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) including Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Assin Central MP Kennedy Agyapong, National Organiser Sammy Awuku, among others.
Photos and videos from the one-week show a very sombre atmosphere at the grounds.
YEN.com.gh brings readers some fo the photos.
The widow, Ophelia Kwansah Hayford, seated at the one-week:
Kennedy Agypaong, Dr Bawumia, Sammy Awuku and other NPP people at the one-week:
A cross-section of the mourners:
Minister of Trade and Industry Alan Keyremateng:
Meanwhile, News reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that a secret second wife of the slain MP has emerged.
Unknown to his first wife who until recently was a uniformed policewoman, the late MP was married to another woman.
However, according to a report filed by Kasapafmonline, the late lawmaker has all this while been legally married to the two accomplished women.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the NPP has chosen the wife of the murdered MP, Ophelia, as his replacement for the party in the upcoming December elections.
The wife, Ophelia Hayford, is an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), was reportedly selected by the party at a meeting held on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
The late MP was murdered in a suspected armed robbery case on the Duadze road around 1 at midnight on his return from a campaign tour.
He was said to have begged his assailants when they attacked him, indicating that he was an MP, but they went ahead and shot him.
Kwansah Hayford was 50 years old.
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