The Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has visited the family of the deceased Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman, Ekow Quansah Hayford, to console them.
Mr. Mahama, who condemned the killing of the MP, expressed the hope that the killers would be apprehended and be made to face the full rigors of the law.
Mr. Quansah Hayford, was shot dead by unknown gunmen on the Abeadze Dominase–Mankessim road last Friday night.
Paying tribute to the deceased MP, Mr. Mahama said even though they belong to different political parties, they share common humanity and are all working in the interest of Ghana.
He also backed calls for MPs to be provided with armed guards for protection, while government worked towards making the country safer for all Ghanaians.
Head of family of the late MP, Nana Kojo Nkrumah, expressed the hope that ongoing investigations into the death of their relative will uncover those behind the crime for swift prosecution.
He also urged government to help fight the rising incidence of crime in the country.