CITIZENS COMPASS– NO fewer than eight students have reportedly lost their lives when a boat conveying them capsized on the Volta Lake, Ghana’s Bono East Region.
The pupils, five boys and three girls aged five to 12, were involved.
National Disaster Management Organization told newsmen that the eight, five boys and three girls aged five to 12, were among 20 pupils who were on their way to school in Wayokope, a community across the lake.
The coordinator of NADMO, Ibrahim Wudonyim, said the Marine Police Unit of Ghana Police Service, assisted by some locals, has recovered the bodies of the deceased.
Investigations are underway to find out the cause of the accident.