One person has been confirmed dead with one in critical condition after some individuals on motorbike released fire at the NDC party headquarters in the Ashanti region. The incident is said to have occurred when the National Chairman of the party Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, and the General Secretary met at the office to iron out issues between both faction.
A team of crime scene investigators of the Ghana Police Service has since been sent to the party headquarters by the Ashanti Regional Command to access the level of impact. The victim who is in critical condition has been sent to the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.
However, the National Democratic Party has release statement condemning the act which they refer to it as regrettable.
“The regrettable incident occurred while a meeting between the National Chairman, The General Secretary, a Deputy General Secretary and the Regional Executive Committee were ongoing. Some men on Motorbike wielding guns attacked a gathering outside, short indiscriminately and sped off.”
“We regret to announce that one of the two men who were shot has passed on and the other is in a critical condition at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH),” a statement signed by NDC Ashanti Regional Secretary, Kwame Zu added.