- President John Mahama mourns murdered MP, JB Danquah.
- Ghanaians woke up Tuesday morning to a bizarre story of the murder of NPP MP for Abuakwa North.
- He was stabbed by unknown assailants in his bedroom at his residence in Accra.
President John Mahama and former president John Agyekum Kufour have joined Ghanaians in mourning the NPP MP for Abuakwa North, JB Danquah.
Joseph Boakye Danquah was stabbed to death Tuesday dawn in his bedroom at his residence in Accra by unknown assailants.
Initial reports indicate a ladder was used to enter the MP’s room through a window.
Police investigations so far show nothing was picked or stolen from the MP’s house. The police have revealed that five persons have so far been picked up to assist in investigations with regards to the murder of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) MP.
President Mahama on his Twitter account expressed “shock” at the development.
Meanwhile, former President John Agyekum Kufuor has also described the death of JB Danquah-Adu as bizarre.
“I am so shocked by the sad story. I am very saddened by what has happened today and my heart goes out to the people and the bereaved family and all,” President Kufour told Citi FM in an interview.
The Abuakwa North MP was the grandson of late J.B Danquah, a Ghanaian statesman, pan-Africanist, scholar and historian, who played a significant role in pre- and post-colonial Ghana.Danquah, a chartered accountant, would have been 51 in July.He was a deputy women and children’s affairs minister under the John Agyekum Kufuor administration.Prior to becoming an MP, he was the Executive Director, Automotive Springs (Ghana) Limited, Accra.He left behind a wife and two children.