From the day you were birthed, one things is sure. Death. But dying prematurely is another which instills worry and utter trepidation to our loved ones and the world at large. Most times when it comes, it doesn’t knock, it devours.
In this post,we would be looking at the deaths of ten(10) Youth corp members in 2017 alone.
1. Sandra Chidimma Ewelike, 21(Accident)(Uyo, Akwa ibom)
Sandra was the only daughter and graduate of michael Opara University of Agriculture,Umudike.
2. Jumoke (Unknown)(Kolokuma, Bayelsa).
Jumoke was in platton 8 at Kalama grammer school in Kolokuma L.G.A, Bayelsa.
3. Becky(Accident)(Taraba, Benue State)
Late Becky was involed in fatal motor accident. She was in platoon 9 of the 2016 Batch B stream 2 taraba state.
4. Valentine Umeh( Drowning)(Bayelsa state).
“Valentines speed boat capsized and he didn’t survive because NYSC could not provide life jackets for most of us serving in remote islands here in Bayelsa”- a friend said. He is a graduate of UNIABUJA (Economics).
5. Segun Olumide(Electric schock)(Wuro sembe, Jalingo, Taraba).
Segun was posted to government Day secondary school wuro sembe, Jalingo. He placed a laptop whilst charging, he fell asleep and it exploded and burnt him to death.
6. Musa Abubakar Anthony, 29, (Heart Failure) (Sokoto)
Musa was resting after a football match between the various batches of the scheme, suddenly he just collapsed and died.
7. Segun Daniel(Headache)(Sokoto)
Daniel died a few hours to his passing out ceremony. He was concluding his service in sokoto state.
8. Okonkwo Ogochukwu(Accident)(9th mile, Enugu state)
She alongside four other persons reportedly died when a trailer fell on thier bus.
9. Solomon Daluba (Dead at drug Den)(Akpata, jos, plateau state)
A computer science graduate from Bingham University. His corpse was found on fiday at Akpata, an area known for illicit activities and drug peddling.
10. Provide Ejime(Accident)
Ejime died days ago en route from kaduna for the easter celebration.
We pray for God’s guidance and the repose of the souls of these young ones Amen. RIP.