The Bono Regional Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwame Baffoe popularly known as Abronye DC has condemned recent political violence in Ghana describing it as sad in Ghana’s politics.
He made this known at Nkrankwanta when the mortal remains of slain NPP supporter Kofi Lavert a.k.a Kofi Stephen who was shot and killed during the new voters registration exercise was buried at Nkrankwanta on Saturday.
An autopsy was from authorities at Dormaa Government Hospital is said to have blamed the death on police stray bullet.
Kofi Lavert was killed whilst two others suffered various injuries after some sympathizers of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at Nkrankwanta laid ambush on supporters of the New Patriotic Party in the area.
The MP for Dormaa West constituency, Ali Maiga Halidu who first confirmed the incident accused the NDC of busing thugs from Ahafo Region to intimidate members of the NPP in the constituency.
He accused the alleged NDC thugs of burning a pick up car, motorcycles, and vandalizing the party’s office.
However, speaking to the media at the final funeral service of the late Kofi Lavert, Chairman Kwame Baffoe Abronye called for calm on the rank and file of his party in the face of unprovoked attacks on supporters in the constituency adding that the party will match the opposition NDC hooligans squarely going into the general elections.