NYSC Mourns as Five Camp-bound Corps Members Die in Crash

By Adejumoke Alebiosu

Tragedy struck last Wednesday, 28th July, 2021, as five prospective members of the National Youth Service Corps lost their lives in a crash on the Abaji-Kwali Expressway in Abuja.

The NYSC Director, Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi, stated this in a brief statement released across social media platforms, titled, “Black Wednesday for NYSC family”,

‘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 2am 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.’ Adeyemi stated