The thirteen teenagers who drowned when they went swimming in the sea at Apam in the Central Region will be laid to rest at a joined burial service today.
The deceased aged between 12 and 17 lost their lives while swimming on Sunday, March 7, 2021, throwing the Apam town into a state of shock and mourning.
The ceremony is expected to be held under strict COVID-19 protocols and is strictly by invitation.
A government delegation is expected in Apam to support the bereaved families lay their children to rest.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has already donated an amount of GH¢36,000 to the bereaved families.
This was done when the President commiserated with the bereaved families through the Minister for fisheries.