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General News of Monday, 24 April 2017


Final year student tragically drowns in University of Ghana's swimming pool

Dennis Akoto

A final year student, Dennis Akoto has drowned in the University of Ghana swimming pool.

According to reports, the student who celebrated his 22nd birthday last Monday was reading Economics and Information Studies.

He was rushed to the University Hospital after lifeguards and a doctor on duty conducted CPIs on him, however, he gave up the ghost despite all attempts by medical officials to resuscitate him.

Kofi Odoom, a floormate of the deceased, spoke with the Accra-based Citi FM and revealed how surprised they were at the student's death.

Odoom, who was with Dennis in the swimming pool described his death as strange as “Dennis is a very good swimmer and very cautious.”