Ahanta West: Basic School teacher crushed to death on re-opening day


A junior high school teacher has met his untimely life while riding his motorbike on the Agona Nkwanta-Takoradi Highway in the .

“We were both residing in the same community but we came back to our hometown to spend the . He decided to report to school today and later come to pick me to join him, but no sooner had he left this morning than the heart wrenching news of his demise was broken to me.”

These are the lamentation of a wife whose husband was crushed to in the morning of Tuesday, October 3 on the Agona Nkwanta-Takoradi Highway in the Western Region of .

The deceased, Emmanuel Ntonah, 30, a JHS teacher at Santiaw near Agona Nkwanta in the District, had left his ancestral village, Komfoeku, in the District where he had come together with his wife to spend the vacation.

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He was reporting to school on the first day of reopening on a motorbike when he was reportedly hit by a speeding Sprinter bus from the opposite direction, killing him instantly.

His mortal remains have since been deposited at a private morgue at Apimanim while continues on the circumstances leading to the .

The wife, Eunice Ntonah, who narrated the sad incident to Connect FM‘s Omanbapa morning show host, Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson, in a very sorrowful mood, says she is yet to be briefed officially about how this whole debacle occurred.

“Coming December would be one year since we married and he has left me behind just like that,” she tearfully concluded.

By Eric Nana Gyetuah|Connect FM|3news.com|Ghana

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