The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Nkwanta South in the Volta Region, Peter Kojo Kenyenso, was shot dead Monday night by unknown assailants.
The DCE was gunned down while he was driving home.
Information being gathered indicates that Mr Kenyenso was shot dead around 8pm, at his gate when he stepped out from his car.
His body has since been taken to the district hospital..
The Member of Parliament for the area, Gershon Gbediame who confirmed this said the Police were trying to hunt down the DCE’s killers.
“I was with him the whole day. We only parted company about 5p.m. I am very sad,” he said.
Mr Gbediame also revealed that, “There is tension in the town as I speak to you. I have called for military enforcement to prevent any reprisal attack”. So security is tight as we speak”.