Young man drown when swimming in Benue resort


A young man has lost his life while swimming with his friends at a popular resort located in Makurdi, the Benue state capital.

It was gathered that the deceased who is yet-to-be named drown in the pool while swimming with other people who came for Easter celebration.

Many young men in the Makurdi area converge at the Resort called MJ resort to enjoy themselves as part of the Easter celebration.

It was unfortunate for the young man who couldn’t make it out of the pool, people at the pool rushed to save him but all efforts failed.

Eyewitnesses at the scene who expressed shock stated that this was not the first incident at the resort. A eyewitness said just last year, a fresh graduate of Benue state university identified simply as Emmanuel lost his life at the pool.

Many other visitors of the resort also expressed their scary encounters with the pool. A regular visitor at the pool said the pool is 8ft deep, he lamented that someone who has a little knowledge of swimming could easily drown.


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