An eleven year old Solomon Amabre who is a class 3 pupil at Methodist Primary school at Ateiku in the Wassa East district is reportedly electrocuted at Ateiku. Solomon met his instant untimely demise on Saturday, 30th October, 2020 around 4pm.
According to the residents of Ateiku Kojokrom, the deceased and his friends were playing around a low tension pole close to the Ateiku Health Center where the was a suspended live wire that has been there for the past two months but no one seems to care about it. The residents explained further that in the course of playing, the deceased ignorantly touched the live wire where he was abruptly electrocuted.
Mr. Larbi Gorege who is the father of the deceased reported that the parents were at a funeral when they received a shocking message that their son was dead. Mr Larbi hinted that upon receipt of the message, they took an early shower from the funeral only to see the liveless body of their son Solomon Amabre. He disclosed that the case was immediately reported to the police who after the assessment of the situation instructed that the body must be deposited at the Twifo Praso government mortuary for medical examination.
Mr Augustine Edward is the Tarkwa district engineer for the Electricity Company of Ghana together with his team of officials from Tarkwa who are incharge of the Wassa East district power supply also expressed their condolences to the bereaved family and assured them that they would subsequently issue an official report on the incident.
The assembly man for the Ateiku electoral area Hon Prince Oppong also sympathized with the mourning family. He stated that he had no idea of the fall of the electrical wire until the sad incident of Solomon Amabre occurred.
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