The Director General, National Youth Service Corps, Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim has commiserated with the family of a prospective corps member, Akanji Abiodun Oluwatoyin, who passed away recently in a ghastly motor accident on her way to report at the Katsina state Orientation Camp.
The Director-General who was represented by the Oyo State Coordinator, Eniola Ambekemo, led a delegation of NYSC officials on a condolence visit to the family of the deceased in Ibadan.
Ambekemo described the prospective corps member as a patriotic citizen who was reporting for selfless service to her fatherland before she met her untimely death.
Oluwatoyin, a graduate of Food Technology from Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, lost her life alongside her colleagues who were travelling to report for 2019 Batch “C” (Stream II) orientation course along Mokwa road in Niger State.
Sympathising with the family, the DG stated that the death of the prospective corps member could only be described as the fall of a star in the galaxy of budding patriotic young Nigerians.
While praying for the repose of her soul, the NYSC helmsman urged the family of the deceased to accept her death as the will of God.
Responding, the sister of the deceased, Abosede Akanji expressed her appreciation to the Director-General and management of NYSC for their immense support since the death of her sister.