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.
“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.