Uncontrollable tears were shed today, Tuesday, March 16, 2021, as 11 minors who lost their lives at Apam after they had gone swimming were laid to rest.
The bodies were buried at the Apam Cemetary after funeral rites were held for the departed souls.
Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mavis Hawa Koomson who was the President’s representative at the funeral.
She admonished the bereaved family to take heart and be comforted in the Lord.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has already donated an amount of GH¢36,000 to the bereaved families.
But the Fisheries Minister at the ceremony gave each bereaved family GHc10,000.
Aside from that, the Traditional Council also received GHc10,000 for them to perform final rites for the departed souls.