The management of the New Times Corporation (NTC) says it will work together with the family of the late Samuel Nuamah to ensure that he is given a befitting burial.
Samuel Nuamah, the presidential correspondent of The Ghanaian Times Newspaper, died on Thursday at Doryumu Junction along the Shia Hills in Accra when the vehicle in which they returning from a presidential assignment in Ho, in the Volta Region, was involved in an accident.
The corporation has also promised to update the public on the date for the burial and funeral rites of the late Nuamah.
The Managing Director of the NTC, Ms. Carol Annang, announced this when a delegation from the Volta Regional Co-ordinating Council, led by the Regional minister visited the corporation’s head office in Accra yesterday to mourn with the staff and management.
She expressed gratitude to the minister and her team for taking time of their busy schedules to come and commiserate with the corporation..
Ms Annang described the late Nuamah as a gift to the NTC saying, his death was a big blow to the corporation “but the will of God cannot be questioned”.
Mrs. Ntoso said she had known Nuamah and met him on a couple of times on assignments, adding “I can indeed, testify that the late Nuamah was hard working and very generous with his work”.
The minister, earlier yesterday, visited the injured journalists at the 37 Military Hospital, and proceeded to the resident of bereaved family to express her condolence to them.
Mrs. Ntoso and her team also signed the book of condolence opened in the newsroom of The Ghanaian Times.
By Linda Aryeetey