A young man identified as Mr. Sunday Patrick has drowned at Mega Touch Hotel owned by the expelled National Chairman of the Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Mr. Osakpanwan Eriyo, who is also a close ally of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
It was gathered that the incident happened on Monday, January 13, at the hotel premises on Ekenwan Road axis of Benin City, the Edo State capital.
An eyewitness and friend of the deceased, who pleaded for his name not to be mentioned, said the unfortunate incident occurred around 6 pm, noting that but for the lackadaisical attitude of staff at the hotel, his friend would have still been alive.
According to him, “Some of my friends were swimming at the pool in the hotel in the afternoon when Sunday called out that he was drowning.
There was a no life-guard on the ground to attend to him. I had to run outside to call for help and some good Samaritans eventually…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper