On Friday 9th October 2020, the entire nation was rocked by the murder of the Member of Parliament for Mfantseman Constituency in the Central Region.
The Late Hon. Ekow Quansah Hayford was reportedly shot on the Abeadze–Mankessim Road while returning from a campaign event.
The New Patriotic Party MP along with his entourage was reportedly ambushed by armed robbers on their return from a campaign event. Ekow was campaigning for re-election in the December 7 polls.
Early Life And Education
Ekow was born on 24 December 1970 in Mankessim. He holds a Master’s of Business Administration (Supply Chain Management) from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
He also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Methodist University College, Ghana. He also holds an ACCA LEVEL 2 from the Ghana Telecom University College.
Career and Politics
He began his career in the Ghana Police Service from 1993 to 1998 where he rose to the rank of Corporal(Cpl). After his resignation he went into private business, he was the Chief Executive Officer and Manager of MODISA Lodge and MANTRAC Ghana Limited respectively. In 2015, he was elected by delegates of the New Patriotic Party in Mfantseman to represent the party in the 2016 Ghana elections. He won the parliamentary seat with 46.82% of the total vote cast.
Hon. Ekow was married with four children and was a member of the Methodist Church.
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