Mahama mourns killed UEW students

Former President John Dramani Mahama has paid tribute to the students of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) over their sudden death following a road accident on Sunday.

The students were aboard a Hyundai universe commercial bus returning from an academic trip in Sunyani.

The bus with registration number AK 324-22 rammed into a stationary 40-footer container at Asuboi, near Suhum on the Accra-Kumasi stretch.

Nine students were initially reported to have lost their lives but the school’s authorities later confirmed only two students died as the bus picked a few other passengers on its way back from Sunyani.

Taking to Twitter on Monday morning, Mr Mahama stated: “What a sad waste of young lives in the Asuboi accident!!”

He cautioned drivers to exercise a little more restraint with the lives of citizens entrusted into their care.

“My condolences to the families of the dead, and speedy recovery to the injured,” he concluded.

By Emmanuel Kwame Amoh||Ghana

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