This development comes on the back of calls by MPs for improved protection following the murder of Mfantseman MP Ekow Quansah Hayford.
Mr. Hayford was shot dead on Friday by some unknown assailants on the Abeadze Dominase–Abeadze Duadzi–Mankessim road.
The MP and some executives of the NPP were returning from a campaign trip when the incident occurred.
On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, Interior Minister Ambrose Dery announced that 200 police officers will be despatched to guard MPs till next year. The officers according to Ambrose Dery will operate under the Parliamentary Protection Unit.
The Minister was summoned by the House following the killing of Mfantseman MP, Ekow Quansah Hayford.
A statement by the Ghana Police Service read;
SilverNEWS / SilverFM /GhanaLast modified on Monday, 19 October 2020