A female Corps member, Miss Amadi Eva Ichechukwu, currently undergoing orientation at the Yikpata NYSC orientation camp in Kwara is dead.
The late Ickechukwu, with NYSC registration number – KW/18A/0135 hailed from Rivers State died on Thursday at a hospital in Ilorin she was referred to.
NYSC Public Relations officer (PRO), Dipo Morakinyo confirmed the death of the corps member in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Friday.
Meanwhile, the NYSC State Coordinator, Mr Amaefule Remigius in a press statement expressed heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased corps member.
The State Coordinator conveyed the condolences on behalf of the NYSC Director General, the management, staff and the entire corps members, to the immediate family of the deceased patriot.
Amaefule expressed the pain and deep sorry that engulfed the hearts of the entire NYSC family, when the sudden news of her death was received.
The State coordinator therefore appealed to members of the public to avoid unnecessary speculations about the circumstances that lead to the death of the Corps member.
“This is not the time to hastily jump into conclusion about the root cause of her death,” Amaefule added.
He said NYSC was waiting for medical findings and report from the NYSC referral hospital to know the cause of her death.
The state coordinator prayed that God should grant her immediate family and the NYSC fortitude to bear the colossal loss.
NAN reports that late Amadi Eva Ichechukwu was among the 2018 Batch A corps members recently deployed to Kwara state and presently undergoing orientation course at NYSC camp, Yikpata, Edu Local Government Area of Kwara State.
Ichechukwu with call up number NYSC/UPP/2018/020776 studied Petroleum & Gas Engineering at the University of Port Harcourt.
Until her death on Thursday, Ichechukwu was among the 1,937 Corps members deployed to Kwara state for the 2018 Batch A service year.