Five prospective corps have lost their lives to a ghastly motor accident on their way to the NYSC orientation camp.
In a statement by authorities of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), the five prospective corps members lost their lives on Wednesday, at 2am along Abaji/Kwali expressway, Abuja.
Below is statement posted by NYSC on its official Facebook on Wednesday night.
BLACK WEDNESDAY FOR NYSC FAMILY
It is with deep sense of sorrow that the Director-General, Management and the entire NYSC Family commiserate with the families of five Prospective Corps Members that lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident at about 2am today, Wednesday, 28th July, 2021, along Abaji/ Kwali Expressway.
The Director-General and Management also condole with the Governments and people of Akwa-Ibom and Imo States over the tragic incident that has left the Scheme devastated.
Indeed, it has been a black Wednesday for the NYSC Family.
May God grant the families and loved ones the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
May their souls rest in peace.