BREAKING NEWS: An only child, a student of Abia State Polytechnic died while swimming in Umuahia River: Chidera Kenneth Ogwuru, a student of Abia State Polytechnic (Aba), has drowned in the Umuahime River in Ossa Ibeku, Umuahia Local Government Area of Abia state in Nigeria.

He drowned on Saturday, November 18, 2023, while swimming with friends in one of their outings.

According to Comrade Ugorji Kalu, the deceased did not know the depth of the river and the tide before jumping in for a swim.

By the time his friends realized he was drowning, it was already too late forhis rescue, Kalu said.

He was the only son of his parents, who were from Uzhakoli, Bende.

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