Very sad: Katsina NYSC takes three dead Corps members home for burial

The katsina state Branch of the National Youth Service Scheme, NYSC,on Friday in katsina announced that it has concluded arrangements to ferry three dead corps members who were victims of a road accident that occurred between Katsina-Funtua road on Sunday August 18, to their respective homes in Imo, Ebonyi and Delta states for burial on Saturday

The State Coordinator of the NYSC Alhaji Ahidjo, who made the disclosure in his office while welcoming the catholic Arch Bishop of Sokoto Dioceses, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kuka and his entourage, that each of the vehicle conveying the corpse will be accompanied by a deputy director and a senior member of the Catholic church in katsina, to the mortuary in the respective states for proximity, pending when the parents or next of kin of the deceased is ready for the final burial

He said ’’NYSC is pained by their deaths; we loved them so much and have been maintaining cordial relationship with them, both staff and the corps members’’

‘’We thank the Katsina Catholic Church and its members, because of their timely response to the news about their deaths, by hosting and ensuring that they get the needed medical and humanitarian attention’’

‘’Three hospitals were involved in giving medical attention to the injured. We shall convey the bodies of the dead on Saturday, and each f the vehicle will be accompanied by a Deputy or Assistant Director and a Senior Church member. We have already communicated with the next of kin and parents of the dead’’

Meanwhile, the names of the late Corps members have been released to the media, they include: Edadakpoye Alfred Simon from Delta State, Amarikwa Innocent from Imo State and Ndem Jecinta Chinenye from Ebonyi State
Bishop Hassan Kuka had earlier visited the recuperating corps members at the federal medical center and General Amadi Rimi Orthopedic hospital, all in katsina. He prayed for repose of the souls of the dead