GT&T sets up Trust Fund for dead reporter’s daughter
The Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company, Major General retired Joseph Singh has indicated that GT&T will set up a Trust Fund for the two year old daughter Akera of the late NCN journalist Akila Jacobs.
Jacobs and a contracted driver for GT&T Terrence Tappin died in an Accident at Amelia’s Ward in Linden as they, other media workers and GT&T staff members were returning from the commissioning of a cell phone site at Ituni. Two media workers and GT&T staff members were also injured in the accident.
The CEO said that discussions were held on Friday October 24 2008 with the Jacobs Family members and the media houses to establish the Trust Fund
The CEO once again expressed sincere regrets over the accident that led to the loss of the two lives and indicated that lessons learnt from it should lead to better and safer use of the country’s roads.