The National Democratic Congress (NDC) chairman for the Dafiama Bussie Issa constituency, Mr. Poulabong Bayiilela Rachard aka Chairman Water has been shot dead by unidentified gang.
The incident occurred monday night at Sagu, on the Wa-Tumu Road within the higher West region, DailyMailGH canconfirm.
According to close associates, the deceased was strolling back from a funeral when the unhappy incident happened.
His lifeless body has since been deposited at the upper West regional Hospital for autopsy.
The deputy director of elections in the region Osman Seidu said they can’t rule out foul play.
“The NPP regional chairman is from that constituency and that they are working very hard to take that constituency,” Seidu told Daily Mail GH.
“It’s a very massive blow to the party and not only within the constituency however the region at large,” he added.
The police are investigating the case.