A last 12 months scholar of St. Andrews Senior High School (SHS), Dunkwa-Offin within the Upper Denkyira East Municipality of the Central Region, has drowned in an deserted galamsey pit at Abesewa.
The incident reportedly occurred whereas the deceased, recognized as Bismark Adarkwa, was going to gather cash from his uncle.
The Upper Denkyira East National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) boss, Alhassan Yakubu, confirmed the information to native media.
According to him, all makes an attempt by NADMO and the Ghana National Fire Service to retrieve the physique proved futile.
He has, subsequently, referred to as for the protecting of all deserted pits within the space.
The Assembly Member of Abesewa Compound electoral space, Johnson Edmund, expressed shock in regards to the incident.
Meanwhile, Nana Akaah Burrier, the Kyidomhene, has assured they are going to put measures in place to cowl all deserted galamsey pits locally.