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Akufo-addo promises to take care of slain MP’s children

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the family of the murdered Member of Parliament for Mfantseman Ekow Quansah Hayford that he will take care of his children following the gruesome murder of their father.

He said this when he paid a visit to the family of the slain lawmaker Monday, October 12 at Mankessim in the Central Region.

Speaking to the family members, party supporters, and the people of Mankessim, Mr. Akufo-Addo also assured that the perpetrators of this heinous crime will be arrested and be dealt with.

“For as long as I remain in Ghana I will do every possible to bring those involved this crime to book.” He said.  I have asked the security agencies to investigate the matter and arrest the culprits.”

He added “Ekow Quansah Hayford was a very hard-working member of parliament, I had planned to make him a minister in my nest government if I win the upcoming elections but unfortunately this development has come in.

“I will take care of the family, especially the widow and children, as well still remain president in this nation, he further appeals to the family to calm down and the government will do his best to investigate the matter as much as possible.

“Due to his hard-working had to stop whatever am doing to visit the family to console them and I promise will be present during his funeral as well”.


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