The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has confirmed the death of five prospective corps members who lost their lives in a fatal accident at about 2 a.m on Wednesday, along Abaji/Kwali Expressway.
“The Director-General and Management condole with the governments and people of Akwa-Ibom and Imo States over the tragic incident that has left the Scheme devastated,” NYSC’s Director of Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi, said in a statement.
“Indeed, it has been a black Wednesday for the NYSC Family,” she said.
“May God grant the families and loved ones the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss. May their souls rest in peace.”