Madam Ophelia Hayford, the wife of the murdered Member if Parliament for Mfantseman constituency has finally filed her nomination to contest the seat in the upcoming parliamentary election on the ticket of the NPP.
This follows a decision taken by the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) after a meeting held on Sunday, October 18, in line with Article 12 of the NPP Constitution.
According to NEC, the party had extensive consultations with all stakeholders including the constituents of Mfantseman before Mrs Ophelia Hayford was selected to be the parliamentary candidate.
Clad in black with a party-coloured scarf around her neck, the widow was on Tuesday escorted by some party executives and supporters to file her nomination at the EC’s office.
According to report, the group walked from the Saltpond bypass to the EC office in town.
The two-kilometer journey saw the former Assistant Superintendent of Police crying her heart out throughout the procession.
The members were also clad in black and red to commemorate with the beavered family.
Meanwhile, the funeral rites for the slain MP will take place from 27th to November 27 to 29.