Three Kastina State Corps Members Die In Car Crash


The sudden death of three corps members in a ghastly motor accident in Kankara LGA of Kastina State has been confirnmed by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) which was contained in a statement issued by the scheme’s Public Relations Officer, Alex Obemeta, on Sunday.

“Sunday Aug. 18, 2019 is a sad day for the NYSC in Kastina State as three Corps Members lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident on their way to a Church programme in Funtua.

Three Corps Members die in motor accident. Photo: Lindaikejisblog
Three Corps Members die in motor accident. Photo: Lindaikejisblog

“The Corps Members numbering twelve were in one bus belonging to the National Association of Catholic Corps Members, Katsina. Three of them died on the spot,” Obemeata stated.

The PRO made it known that the road accident occurred when the state governor Aminu Masari, was passing by at Gobirawa, Kankara Local Government Area of the state on Sunday, adding that the governor stopped over to order a vehicle in the convoy to rush the injured to the State’s General Hospital immediately for treatment, while the corpes had been deposited at the mortuary.

He also disclosed that the State NYSC Coordinator, Alhaji Ahidjo Yahaya, was at the hospital in company of some senior members of staff, when the ambulance carrying the injured and the deceased arrived.

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