Suicide attempt on FPSO Kwame Nkrumah as SA man jumps into waters

Workers on board FPSO Kwame Nkrumah are still in a state of shock after a man identified as a South African national allegedly attempted suicide on Ghana’s first oil vessel on Tuesday, June 18.

It is unclear what might have triggered the suicide attempt but a source on board the FPSO told Empire News’ Emmanuel Ohene-Gyan the South African jumped from the vessel into the waters.

The unpleasant situation was quickly brought to the attention of the Offshore Installation Manager (OIM) and other top managers who quickly called in the divers to save the said man.

The divers with the assistance of some tugboats around managed to resuscitate the  foreign national.

He has since been medevacked to West African Rescue Association (WARA ) health facility in Accra for proper medical attention.

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