Sarah Hayford

A woman, who claims to be the second wife of murdered Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman, Ekow Quansah Hayford, has popped up.

Ghanaians are aware of only one widow, Ophelia Quansah Hayford, who the ruling New Patriotic Party(NPP) has selected to replace him as the parliamentary candidate for the upcoming December 7 parliamentary election.

The late Ekow Quansah Hayford was shot by unknown assailants
The late Ekow Quansah Hayford was shot by unknown assailants

But, according to the woman, who gave her name as Sarah, when the murdered MP met her in 2009, he allegedly told her he had no wife at the time as he’d divorced, hence he was bold to meet her family and ask for her hand in marriage.

Second wife of murdered Mfantseman MP, Sarah Quansah Hayford

She told Kasapa FM‘s Akwasi Nsiah that they got married on June 8, 2013 at a public event that saw them signing their marriage documents at the court and have since been living with the late MP at Tarkwa.


She claimed that she later got to know that the late legislator was still married to her first wife after the latter called her in 2016 to inform her the late Hayford was still married to her.

Mr Hayford was killed by suspected armed robbers last Friday while returning from a campaign at Abeaze Dominase.