Burnt persons remain buried

The six out of seven persons who were burnt to death when fire gutted their home at Asante Mampong have been laid to rest.


The deceased persons were Reverend Isaac Botwe, 38 an Estate Officer at Obuasi Municipal Health Service, Jonathan Botwe, 24, Victor Adu Botwe, seven, Lovia Badu Botwe, 11, Ebenezer Adu Botwe, 13, and Princess Lydia Adu Botwe, two.

In a sermon, Rev Apostle Justice Owusu Afriyie of King Jesus House of Prayer Chapel admonished the family of the deceased persons to entrust everything in the hands of God with the hope that “we shall all meet in Paradise in the days to come”.

He prayed for the widow and the family of the deceased and asked God’s protection and blessings for them.

He said to lose six people at the same time is very painful but God will protect them the rest of their lives.

Alhaji Mohammed Aboasu, Mampong Municipal Chief Executive, thanked the people at Mampong for their sympathy to the family of the deceased since the incident took place.

He advised house owners to be mindful of the safety of the lives of occupants in their houses alongside burglary when designing their building plans.

Present at the ceremony were representatives of Local Council of Churches, Osabarima Ayeh Kusi, Suhum Paramount Chief, Mr Frederick Opare Ansah , Member of Parliament (MP)), Suhum, Mr Francis Addai Nimo, MP, Mampong, Mrs Lydia Botwe, the widow of Botwe, school children and people of all walks of life.

The late Pastor Frederick Owusu Sarfo, the other deceased person was buried on Saturday, June 4 by his family in Kumasi.

Source: GNA


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