It was a moment of tears and sadness for the family of Effiong, an Akwa Ibom family that resides in Ikang Central Town, Bakassi Local Hovernment Area of Cross River State on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 as the dead body of their son, Master Joseph Effiong who got drowned on Monday, 27th, was found on the shore of the Ikang beach .
According to reports, Joseph returned from school on Monday in good health and was subsequently requested by two of his friends (unknown) to accompany them to the beach. Joeboy followed them and never returned again; only for his corpse to be carried to his parent on Tuesday.
While others said he went for swimming; some is of the opinion that Joseph followed his friends to the beach for fishing.
Joseph Effiong is from Ifa Atai, Uyo LGA of Akwa Ibom State and he was buried, amidst tears, yesterday at Bakassi, CRS.