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 Chiefs and people of Gomoa Akyempim in the Central Region have begun performing rituals to avert a recurrence of last Sunday’s drowning disaster that killed 13 teenagers.
The deceased aged between 12 and 17 lost their lives will 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 Akufo-Addo has already donated an amount of GHC36,000 to the bereaved families. This was done when the President commiserated with the bereaved families through the Minister for fisheries.