Two corps members have reportedly died in a ghastly auto crash in Katsina stateThe serving corps members met their death while going for a wedding in Funtua.
A break failure, occasioned by heavy downpour, led to the accident in which other passengers sustained various injuries
It was a massive strike of tragedy on Sunday, August 18, as two serving members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) died in a ghastly motor accident that occurred in Katsina state.
The accident, which happened in Gobirawa village along Katsina–Kankara road, claimed the lives of the corps members who were travelling with their colleagues for a wedding at a Catholic church in Funtua, Channels TV reports.
Nysc News gathers that the vehicle conveying the corps member bore the inscription ‘Corpers For Christ, and it somersaulted following a break failure occasioned heavy downpour.
The deceased were said to hail from Akwa Ibom and Anambra states, and their death has sent cold water into the spine of the scheme and nation as a whole.
Meanwhile, Governor Aminu Masari upon receiving the sad news, has directed that treatment be given to the survivors of the accident The governor also gave order that the bodies be conveyed to the capital of the state.
Meanwhile, during a visit to the Katsina General Hospital, officials of the NYSC were on ground receiving the injured for proper documentation and treatment.
However, the identity of the deceased are yet to be provided by both the NYSC and FRSC officials as at time of filing this report.
May God console the family and keep the rest of us.