Two MPs involved in separate accidents


Two Members of Parliament (MP) were Saturday involved in separate accidents in the Bono and Volta Regions.

The MP for Sunyani West and Employment and Labour Relations Minister, Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah and the MP for South Dayi, Mr Rockson Dafeamekpor, were both returning from separate funerals when the accidents occurred.

Mr Baffour-Awuah is reported to have been returning from a funeral at Odumase and headed towards Nsoatre, while Mr Dafeamekpor was returning from the funeral of colleague MP, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa’s father’s funeral when the accident occurred on the Aveyime road in the Volta Region.

Mr Baffour-Awuah's car after the accident

Mr Dafeamekpor's car after the accident

Graphic Online cannot confirm the status of Mr Baffour-Awuah, but reports suggest Mr Dafeamekpor escaped unhurt.

According to reports, Mr Baffour-Awuah’s driver overtook a vehicle and in the process collided with an oncoming tipper truck; while Mr Dafeamekpor’s vehicle was ran into by a KIA truck loaded with concrete blocks.