- The Journalist met his untimely death while filming the Atomic gas explosion
- President Akufo-Addo offered to pay for the entire cost of Mohammed's funeral
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The journalist who lost his life in the deadly Atomic junction gas explosion last Saturday has been laid to peaceful rest.
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The Accra-based Net 2 television cameraman, Mohammed Ashley Yakubu died while covering the gas explosion disaster on Saturday.
According to reports, the Presidential Press Corps member rolled over from the Atomic junction flyover in his attempt to film the gas explosion disaster.
The late Mohammed as part of Islamic customs and traditions was buried today at Denchira in the Ga South Municipality by some Muslim leaders, family members and other sympathizers from the media fraternity.
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There were some notable Ghanaian politicians and a government delegation present at the funeral to bid the media practitioner farewell.
The death of Mohammed is said to have shocked his colleagues and the staff of Net 2 TV and Oman FM, subsidiaries of Kencity Media.
The late Mohammed was the Net 2 TV cameraman stationed at the Flagstaff House, the seat of government.
Mohammed Yakubu was unmarried and left behind no children.
The Madina-Atomic junction gas explosion has so far claimed the lives of seven persons, leaving over 132 with various degrees of injuries.
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