90-year-old retired army officer dies in Obomeng fire

Regional News for Friday, May 24, 2024

Fountain: kasapafmonline.com

2024-05-24

The incident is said to have occurred on Thursday, May 23, 2024, around 10:00 p.m. The incident is said to have occurred on Thursday, May 23, 2024, around 10:00 p.m.

Sad news reaching Agoo FM News indicates that a fire has claimed the life of Addo, a 90-year-old retired army officer, popularly known as Papa Soja at Obomeng in Kwahu South Municipality.

According to information, the event occurred on Thursday, May 23, 2024, around 10:00 p.m.

Eric Oware (Alonso), Obomeng electoral area assemblyman, explained that despite the efforts of local youths to control the fire while waiting for firefighters, their attempts were unsuccessful.

When the Firefighters finally arrived, they managed to extinguish the fire, but tragically, Papa Soja’s lifeless body was discovered inside his residence.

The authorities immediately informed the police who transported the body to the morgue.

Relatives and residents of Obomeng are now mourning the loss of Papa Soja, whose life was sadly cut short by the recent fire.

This incident marks the second fatal fire in Obomeng this year. The first occurred on March 3, 2024, during preparations for the Kwahu Easter Festival at the Level 3 pub.

That fire, exacerbated by heavy rain and high winds, caused one death and left another person injured.

The injured person, along with the deceased, were Accra workers working on renovations for the festival.