The remains of the murdered Nkwanta-South District Chief Executive, Peter Kojo Kenyenso was on Saturday laid to rest at the forecourt of the district assembly premises at Nkwanta.
Hundreds of mourners including, Politicians, traditional leaders and business Executives trooped the Nkwanta R.C School Park to pay their last respects to a man, who was brutally shot dead by unknown assailants in the evening Monday, November 3 last year his residence.
A government delegation led by the Local government Minister, Julius Debrah, MMDCEs, MPs and leading members of the governing NDC party including Dan Abodakpi was present to mourn with the Kenyenso family including his wife and three kids
Several tributes poured in for the 50 year old local politician, with many describing him as ‘affable and energetic’ man with unbridled ‘passion and dedication’ towards the development of his area.
Regional Minister, Helen Ntoso described his murder, as an indelible stain on the entire Nkwanta area, and appealed to residents to assist with information for the perpetrators to face justice.
Member of Parliament for the area, Gershon Gbediame, explained that the decision to bury the DCE at the assembly is to serve a notice that, “Never Again” should such a barbaric act take place in the area.
He was also hopeful that justice will be served, be it from the ‘state apparatus or the creator of the universe.’