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Late Samuel Nuamah remembered on 5th anniversary of presidential press corps accident

Late Samuel Nuamah remembered on 5th anniversary of presidential press corps accident

Journalists who covered the presidency during the administration of former President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday commemorated five years of the presidential press corps accident that took the life of Ghanaian Times correspondent, Samuel Nuamah.

The journalists were at the Osu cemetery to lay flowers on the tomb of their departed colleague who died at the age of 37.

On August 20, 2015, the presidential press corps accompanied Mr Mahama to a EP Church Convention in Ho where he was invited as the Special Guest. On their return, the bus that conveyed them burst a rear tyre, somersaulted several times before landing in a muddy pool of water near Afienya in the Greater Accra region.

Nuamah died on the spot while other occupants of the bus sustained various degrees of injury.

At 10..30 am Thursday, at least 10 members of the former presidential press corps gathered in front of the cemetery and walked quietly to the grave, about 50 metres away.

It was a solemn moment at the graveside as the journalists sang some hymns with some struggling to hold back tears.
Prayers were said for God to continue to keep the soul of the late Nuamah and also protect those who survived the accident.