ABUJA, Nigeria – The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Wednesday said that 17 corps members were accosted by a gang of armed robbers whose sporadic gun shots killed a corps member, Bomoi Yusuf.
Mrs. Adenike Adeyemi, Director, Press and Public Relations of the scheme, confirmed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.
Adeyemi narrated that 17 corps members that completed the 2020 Batch “B” Stream 1B orientation programme at Ede, Osun State, on Tuesday, were accosted along Jere-Abuja Expressway by a gang of armed robbers whose sporadic gun shots unfortunately killed corps member Bomoi Yusuf.
However, 16 other corps members were never abducted
She noted that the death of any corps member is a big loss, not just to his family, but to the scheme and the entire Nation at large.
”Management wishes to convey its deepest condolences to the family of Late corps member Yusuf and prayed God to grant them the fortitude to bear the painful loss,” she added.