[ 2012-04-26 ]
Drowned registration officer body recovered
The body of the registration officer who drowned
in the Tano River with registration materials has
Gideon Kwarteng Yeboah, also a national service
person was on his way to District Electoral Office
at Half Assini to submit returns at the end of the
third phase of the ongoing registration exercise
last Tuesday when the boat he was travelling on
hit a rock and capsized.
Whereas the other passengers aboard the boat swam
to safety, the deceased who could not swim drown.
The Jomoro District Police Commander,
Superintendent of Police, John Fugerson Dzineku
told Joy FM that body of the deceased was
recovered by a search part on Thursday morning.
According to Supt. Fugerson, the body of the
deceased has been deposited at the Half-Assini
Government Hospital pending autopsy.
The police have begun investigations into the
cause of the incident to ascertain whether the
boat was indeed overloaded.
Despite the loss of registration materials in the
accident, the Jomoro District Electoral Officials
are insisting this would not affect the ongoing
Source - MyjoyOnline
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where the registration officers provided with life jackets, and if not why. and if yes why not using them (the life jacket)
Emmanuel , Ghana 2012-04-27 (02:14:08)