- The death of Elizabeth Asantewaa has been reported
- She was the 13-year-old girl incapacitated by a bomb attack during Nkrumah’s event
- Calls are rife for a befitting burial for Elizabeth
Madam Elizabeth Asantewaa, the 13-year-old girl who was lost a leg to a bomb attack on during Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s event, has died.
This was announced on the Facebook page of the Civil Advocate, Anti-Corruption and Human Rights Campaigner, Mensah Thompson.
“It is sad learning that Madam Elizabeth Asantewaa did not live to see the fruit of our Advocacy. We call on the State to give her a befitting burial State burial in honor of the ordeal she suffered through no fault of hers,” he wrote on his Facebook wall.
In other news
It turns out that the video of unknown men offloading cement bags from an ambulance was not the fault of the Ambulance Service.
This follows a press statement issued by a car servicing company, Service Ghana Autogroup Limited.
According to the company, the ambulance in question developed fault on the day it was commissioned and has been in their custody since.
“The vehicle got a gearbox problem which was under warranty. We had it in wait until the gearbox was imported and fitted. After repair works were completed, a mandatory test drive was conducted from Mamprobi to Kasoa. It was during the test drive that the driver committed that dastardly act.”
The company goes on to say that; “the Ghana National Ambulance Service is not to blame but rather Service Ghana Autogroup Liited”.
Meanwhile, the company in question has called for more investigations as they have rendered an unqualified apology to the Ambulance Service and staff.
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