- Evelyn Gadagoe, a final year student of Kadjebi-Asato, has drowned in the Volta Lake around Kpandu
- Gadagoe who was going to her farm to harvest okro to sell and use the money for school drowned with three others
- Their canoe which was containing six other passengers was reportedly hit by a storm on the lake
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Four people have reportedly lost their lives after drowning in the Volta Lake near Kpandu in the Volta Region.
The four including a final year female student of the Kadjebi-Asato SHS drowned after a canoe they were travelling in was hit by a storm on the lake.
A report YEN.com.gh sighted on Myjoyonline.com indicates that the sad incident happened on Tuesday, March 16, 2021.
According to the report, the SHS girl, Evelyn Gadagoe who is in her final year, was going to her okro farm on the other side of the lake.
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Gadagoe was reportedly going to harvest some of the okro to sell and raise money for school when she met the unfortunate fate.
Six other passengers on the canoe survived the accident.
The drowning of Gadagoe and the three others comes on the heels of the burial of 13 teenagers who drowned at Apam in the Central Region.
The 13 boys were part of some 23 boys who went swimming on Sunday, March 7, 2021, at the beach at Apam.
After the news went viral, one of the rescued boys narrated what led to their drowning.
The boy said while he and his friends were swimming, they saw beautiful and attractive ladies approach them.
He said they could not figure out if they were part of the ladies they had gone swimming with, and so they invited them over to join them in swimming.
Just then, they saw heavy tidal waves that were beyond normal, wash some of them away.
He said while the “first batch” of the boys were taken away, the rest of them kept swimming until another powerful wave washed over them.
Meanwhile, the father of one of the teenage boys who got drowned in the Apam incident, Seth Narh, has revealed that he had come to Ghana to take his son, Benjamin, with him to Spain.
He revealed that Benjamin was a twin, and he had plans far advanced to take the twins with him to Spain.
Narh disclosed that he had already purchased tickets for himself and the twin boys and their departure date was March 12, 2021, however, the unfortunate incident happened just a week before that.
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