Family members and colleagues of Manasseh Sackey, who died while on campaign trail as his casket was moved away for burial.

The 34-year-old was an Assemblyman, who was seeking re-election in the Teberebie electoral area in the Tarkwa Municipality.

The final funeral rites held on Saturday, February 3, 2024, attracted mourners from far and near to pay last respects.

It was a difficult moment as they mourners could not control their tears at the sight of the mortal remains.

Despite his tragic death after drowning in a river connecting Aklika on Monday, December 4, Teacher Obour, as he was popularly called won the district assembly elections on Tuesday December 19.

The deceased who was the headteacher at Teberebie M/A Junior High School, secured 860 votes while his closest contender, Bernard Obeng had 857 votes.