- A funeral ceremony has been held for the four people who lost their lives in the June floods that hit the Ashanti region
- The photo of the deceased being laid in state has been spotted on social media
A joint funeral ceremony for all four victims of last month’s Kumasi floods were on Saturday, July 14, 2018 buried after requiem service was held for them at the Asokore Mampong MA Primary School Park.
According to a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Mynewsgh.com, Louisa, Christian Liza and Susana were reportedly taken away by flood waters and their bodies recovered the following day by officials of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO).
It was a sad moment for relations and colleagues of the deceased persons as their mortal remains were conveyed to the cemetery for burial after the nondenominational requiem service was held.
The bereaved families were inconsolable as they wept bitterly when their caskets were taken from the service ground onto a waiting hearse to their final resting place.
Even those who mustered courage and attempted not to weep eventually broke down emotionally and ended up weeping uncontrollably, triggering general wailing from all those present.
It would be recalled that four persons were confirmed dead, and one missing, following heavy rains that caused flooding in some parts of Kumasi some weeks ago weeks ago.
The Ashanti Regional Coordinator of NADMO, Mr. Kwabena Nsenkyire, confirmed the deaths to the public.
He added that if it had not been for the swift response of the Ghana National Fire Service and NADMO, the figures for life lost would have been higher.
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