Tue. Jul 27th, 2021

Mass burial for drowned Apam teenagers today

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The thirteen teenagers who drowned when they went swimming in the sea at Apam in the Central Region will be laid to rest at a joined burial service Tuesday morning.

The deceased aged between 12 and 17 lost their lives while swimming on Sunday, March 7, 2021, throwing the Apam town into a state of shock and mourning.

The ceremony is expected to be held under strict COVID-19 protocols and is strictly by invitation.

A government delegation is expected in Apam to support the bereaved families lay their children to rest.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has already donated an amount of GH¢36,000 to the bereaved families.

This was done when the President commiserated with the bereaved families through the Minister for fisheries.


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