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Three NYSC members killed in road accident taken home for burial



The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Katsina have announced that arrangement has been concluded to ferry three dead corps members who died in a road accident that occurred between Katsina-Funtua road last Sunday to their respective homes in Imo, Ebonyi and Delta states for burial.

The State Coordinator of the NYSC Alhaji Ahidjo made the disclosures in his office while welcoming the Catholic Archbishop of Sokoto Dioceses, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kuka , stated that each of the vehicles conveying the corpses will be accompanied by a Deputy Director and a Senior member of the Catholic Church in Katsina to the mortuary in the respective states for proximity pending when their parents or next of kin are ready for the final burial.

Ahidjo also said they will be buried on Saturday.

NYSC also released the identities of the deceased Corps members which include: Edadakpoye Alfred Simon from Delta State; Amarikwa Innocent from Imo State and Ndem Jecinta Chinenye from Ebonyi State.

Bishop Hassan Kukah had earlier visited the recuperating corps members at the Federal Medical Centre and General Amadi Rimi Orthopedic hospital.

He prayed for repose of the souls of the dead.