The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has confirmed the deaths of five prospective corps members who lost their lives in an auto crash in Abuja.
The late prospective corps members were reportedly traveling to the northern parts of Nigeria for the Batch B 2021 orientation course when the incident occurred.
According to The Punch, a spokesperson for the NYSC, Adenike Adeyemi, disclosed that the ghastly motor accident happened around 2 am on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, along the Abaji/Kwali Expressway.
She stated that the NYSC management was deeply saddened by the incident.
”It is with 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 around 2 am today, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, along the Abaji/Kwali Expressway.
“The director-general and management also condole with the governments and people of Akwa-Ibom and Imo states over the tragic incident that has left the NYSC devastated.”