- A female corps member identified as Magadalene Yohanna has reportedly passed away
- Yohanna who was posted to Bauchi was reported dead few days after she got into the NYSC orientation camp in the state
- The deceased had reportedly complained of her asthmatic condition on Monday, April 1, to officials
Magdalene Yohanna, a female corps member posted to Bauchi state for her one year compulsory service, has been reported dead.
It was reported that the deceased corps members collapsed at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) permanent orientation camp in Walio few days after she arrived, Nigerian Tribune reports.
Yohanna died immediately after she was taken to the hospital at the Trauma Center of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi.
It was also reported that the horrible situation happened exactly on the meditation ground, four days after the 2019 Batch A corps members reported for the their three weeks camp.
It was gathered that Yohanna had on Monday, April 1, complained about her severe asthmatic condition, saying she is not fit for early morning drill but her excuse was not accepted.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young lawyer identified as Akhigbe Nuel Odias reportedly passed away after he sustained head injuries from a terrible accident in Lagos state.
The young man was observing his NYSC when he met his untimely death. It was gathered that the young corps member is a graduate of law from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma.
The deceased reportedly fell off a moving commercial bus along Isheri-Igando road, and sustained serious head injuries.
He was said to have been rushed to the hospital immediately the accident occurred around 9:45pm, on Monday, April 15.
Legit.ng also gathered that Major General Suleiman Kazaure, the director general of NYSC urged the 2019 Batch A corps members currently at the orientation camp to accept postings to Places of Primary Assignment (PPA) in good faith.
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Kazaure, during an assessment visit to the Dan Yamusa NYSC Orientation Camp in Keffi local government area of Nasarawa state, advised the corps members to demonstrate genuine patriotism by accepting in good faith wherever they are posted and stop trying to lobby their posting to favoured locations.
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