Dead journalist at Atomic gas explosion site to be buried Tuesday; Akufo-Addo to pay for his funeral

Dead journalist at Atomic gas explosion site to be buried Tuesday; Akufo-Addo to pay for his funeral

-Net 2 journalist died at the scene while trying to capture the explosion on camera

- He is expected to be buried today, October 10

-President Akufo-Addo has promised to pay for the funeral expenses

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The journalist who died at the site of last Saturday's gas explosion at Atomic Junction in Accra will be laid to rest today [Tuesday], October 10.

Dead journalist at Atomic gas explosion site to be buried Tuesday; Akufo-Addo to pay for his funeral

Mohammed Ashiley Yakubu

This was disclosed on Monday when the deceased's family called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo at the Flagstaff House.

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In a brief message of condolence, President Akufo-Addo told the bereaved mother, Mary Sackey that he will personally foot all the bills concerning the funeral her son.

Dead journalist at Atomic gas explosion site to be buried Tuesday; Akufo-Addo to pay for his funeral

PPestilent Akufo-Addo with the mother of the deceased

The deceased, Mohammed Ashiley Yakubu, a photo journalist with Kennedy Agyapong-owned Net 2 TV lost his life while on duty covering the gas explosion.

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According to reports, Yakubu who is a member of the presidential press corps, unfortunately fell from the top of a flyover in the area while attempting to capture the explosion on camera.

Being a Muslim, Yakubu is expected to be buried today in accordance with the Islamic customs.

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