Monday, 15 September 2008

Ex-CCM chairman writes after brush with death

From The Citizen, Dar es Salaam
By Patty Magubira in Mwanza

A survivor of the Lake Victoria boat accident in which former Cabinet minister Anthony Diallo and nine others narrowly escaped has written a book on their experience. Mr Pius Ngeze, former Kagera CCM regional chairman, was in the ill-fated boat that capsized in May last year.

He says he learnt the folly of allowing banned vessels from operating, putting the lives of people using them in danger. In his book, he says the Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (Sumatra) banned the said vessel from operating in 2005.

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