A corps member Anthony Ochai, currently serving in Sokoto state has died of heart failure.
NYSC state Coordinator, Alhaji Musa Abubakar disclosed in Sokoto on Friday, during the passing out ceremony of 1,411 corps members deployed to the state.
“The deceased was resting after a football match between the various batches of the scheme, suddenly he just collapsed and died.
“His remains were brought to the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto and it was confirmed that he died of heart failure.”
The coordinator also said that the remains of the late Ochai would be buried on Friday in his hometown, in Benue State.
He also said 10 corps members had their service year extended by between three months to one year, for abscondment.