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Tragedy As Two NYSC Members Die In Road Crash


Tragedy As Two NYSC Members Die In Road Crash

Two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members died on Thursday while returning home from their orientation camp.

The NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Muhammad Fadah confirmed the sad development on Thursday in Kaduna State, Naija News reports.

According to him, the youths were involved in an auto crash while on their way home after the completion of the 2022 Batch ‘B’ Stream one training at the orientation camp in Adamawa State.

Fadah who visited the scene of the incident commiserated with the families of two corps members, saying the victims paid the supreme sacrifice while serving their fatherland.

A statement signed and made available to newsmen by the NYSC Director, Press and Public Relations, Eddy Megwa, said one of the deceased was on relocation from Adamawa to Kano State before the unfortunate accident occurred along Zaria/Kano highway after their registration in Kano.

Speaking during his condolence visits to the bereaved families in Kaduna on Thursday, Fadah commended the patriotic spirit of the deceased corps members and prayed for the repose of their souls.

The Director-General also visited the other two corps members that survived the accident but received treatment at the 44 Military Hospital in Kaduna.

The NYSC DG prayed for their quick recovery adding that the Scheme would do everything possible to put smiles on their faces.

Fadah commended the Chief Medical Director of the Hospital, Colonel N. S. Onuchukwu and his staff for providing adequate medicare for the hospitalized corps members.

The CMD assured the Director General that the hospital would do everything possible to ensure that the injured corps members receive prompt and necessary medical attention, Naija News reports.