The Chairman of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the Daffiama Bussie Issa Constituency in the Upper West Region, Mr Poulabong Bayiilela Richard, was on Wednesday night [8 May 2019] shot dead in his car by unknown assailants.
His body has been deposited at the Upper West Regional hospital mortuary.
Before his death, Mr Bayiilela had been the Chairman for two consecutive terms.
The party’s Constituency Secretary for Daffiama Bussie Issa, Mr James Wor, confirmed the incident in an interview with Kwabena Prah Junior [The Don] on Ghana Yensom on Accra100.5FM on Thursday, 9 May 2019.
Mr Wor said the deceased was shot while returning from a funeral.
The incident has been reported to the Wa police command.