Tarkwa-Nsuaem Assembly organises burial service for accident victims

The Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly (TNMA) in the Western Region, will on Friday, organise a non-denominational burial service for six pupils and two teachers of Learners Bridge Academy School, who died  in an accident at Dompim, last Monday.

Already, the assembly has formed a five-member funeral committee to plan the event, which will take place at the Tarkwa Community Centre.

A statement signed by the Presiding Member of the assembly, who is also Assembly member for Dompim, Mr. Benjamin Kessie, copied the Ghanaian Times, stated that the committee at its meeting on Monday, agreed with stakeholders to make arrangements for the burial of the deceased.

It said the place of burial would be determined by families of the deceased, and stakeholders and the committee would raise funds to support all other accident victims.

“Meanwhile, a special Accident account into which all funds shall be deposited shall be created and publicised. In the meantime, the underlisted mobile money accounts are dedicated for donations to an Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Benjamin Baah Amoakwa, of the TNMA (0244813347) and assembly member, Fuseini Amadu (0249909048),” it said.

Material and cheque donations must be sent to the office of Mr Amoakwa, the release added, assuring that a “list of donors will be published and acknowledged in due course”.

Last Monday, six pupils and two teachers of Leaners Bridge Academy died in a gory accident at Dompim on the Agona-Nkwanta-Tarkwa-Nsuaem highway.

The crash happened when a Mercedes Sprinter bus, carrying students of the school was involved in head-on collision with a haulage truck, returning from a mine site near Tarkwa.

FROM CLEMENT ADZEI BOYE,

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