Grassroot Footballer Dies When Rescuing Flood Victims
A Grassroots Footballer from Bayelsa State named Ernest Peremobowei, has reportedly died while trying to rescue victims of a boat mishap in the raging flood of Bebelebiri Community, in Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.
The Corpse of the 31 years old Footballer was, however, recovered two days after while some of his body parts were allegedly eaten up by fish in the river.
Report gathered that Peremobowei, one of the three joint top scorers in the just-concluded Prosperity Cup, a local tournament organised by the Bayelsa State Government met his untimely death while returning home in a canoe shortly after taking his wife and three children to a higher ground to escape the raging flood.
According to eyewitness accounts, the canoe which was conveying him and six other persons from the Federal Medical Center waterfront capsized because it could not withstand the current of the raging flood.
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