Five Prospective Corps Members Die In Abuja Road Accident

Channels Television  
Updated July 28, 2021
File photo of youth corps members.


Five Prospective Corps members have lost their lives in a car accident on the Abaji-Kwali highway in Abuja.

The Director of Press and Public Relations at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Adenike Adeyemi, confirmed the incident via a statement, noting that it happened in the early hours of Wednesday.

Adeyemi also commiserated with the government and people of Imo and Akwa Ibom states, where the deceased persons are from.

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“It is with a deep sense of sorrow that the Director-General, Management, and the entire NYSC family commiserate with the families of five Prospective Corps Members that lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident at about 2 am Wednesday, 28th July 2021, along Abaji/ Kwali Expressway,” the statement partly read.

“Indeed, it has been a black Wednesday for the NYSC family. May God grant the families and loved ones the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss. May their souls rest in peace.”

NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim prayed that the families and loved ones of the deceased will be granted the fortitude to bear the loss.