Mamudo Sa’idu: NYSC Clears Air On Corps Member’s Death


The management of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has debunked a trending story on social media of a corps member being killed by bandits on his way from Kaduna to Katsina for the monthly biometric clearance.

In a statement signed by Eddy Megwa, its Director, Press and Public Relations, the scheme said that from all indications, the story was untrue, with the sole purpose of causing unnecessary unrest among members of the public.

The statement explained that the said corps member, Mamudo Sa’idu Obaje, KT/23B/1153, was serving at Government Girls’ College, Katsina.

It further explained that on the said date, the corps member was on transit from Kaduna to Katsina and was involved in a motor accident at Gayaza, in Kankia LGA of Katsina State, alongside other passengers.

“Unfortunately, two of the passengers, including the corps member, lost their lives in the autocrash,” the statement added.

The management commiserated with the family of the deceased corps member who died while in active service to his fatherland

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