MP for Daffiama-Bussie-Issah Calls for Calm After Chairman’s Murder

Dr. Sandaari, Member of Parliament for Daffiamah Bussie Issah District.

The member of parliament for Daffiama-Bussie-Issa constituency, Hon Sebastian Sandaare was yesterday, 12th May, 2019 visiting some parts of the Daffiama-Bussie-Issa constituency, calming down nerves of party executives and supporters that have been overly devasted over the gruesome murder of Mr. Richard Bayiviele Puolabong, popularly called “Chairman water water” who was the constituency chairman for National Democratic Congress in the Daffiama-Bussie-Issa constituency.

Interacting with the party supporters who massed up at the Daffiama area council, the member of parliament admonished all to exercise constraints as investigation is being conducted by the Ghana Police Service. He added ” I am ready to support the security agencies to conduct a vigorous investigation and to possibly arrest the perpetrators of this destardly act”.
Speaking while in tears, Hon Sandaare mentioned that the chairman was killed in his line of duty for the party and the entire NDC in the constituency is deeply devastated. “A great party leader is gone.” he lamented. He again encouraged members of the National Democratic Congress not to give up what they started with Chairman Water before his untimely death adding that the only way that the soul of the late chairman would rest is when justice is delivered in this matter and when members continue to work to bring the NDC back to power because he left an unfinished business for the love of party, country and the people of Daffiama-Bussie-Issa.
Many of the supporters and party leaders around could not hold themselves in tears. Many were weeping in pain.
The former District Chief Executive, Hon Fedelis Zumakpee, Former Member of Parliament, Hon Mathias Puozaa, Hon Batholomy, and all the NDC Constituency Executives for Daffiama-Bussie-Issa were all present.
The team led by the Member of parliament also visited Bussie and Fian zones for similar purposes. Other zones to be visited by the Member of Parliament and his team are Issa and Kojokpere zones.

BACKGROUND

On Wednesday 8th May, 2019, around 9:35 to 10:00pm, the entire Upper West Region, particularly the people of Daffiama-Bussie-Issa were shocked over the news of the murder of Chairman Richard Bayiviele Puolabong.
The late Chairman was returning from a funeral in his constituency with some other executives when some unknown assailants stopped his car and shot at him leading to his death around a village called Sagu, along the Wa-Hain road. The driver of the car also sustained some gun wounds. Three other persons who were in the car were not affected.
The police has since been investigating the matter while the body of the late chairman is deposited at the Wa Regional Hospital Mortuary. Funeral arrangement are still under.

By: Denis Andaban/NDC Communication Officer for DBI

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