The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Osun State on Wednesday confirmed the death of one of its corps members, Bomoi Sulaimon Yusuf, who was shot dead along Jere-Abuja road.
The late corp member had completed the 2020 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1B orientation programme at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Ede, Osun State, on Tuesday and departed together with others to the northern part of the country.
NYSC confirmed this tragic development to newsmen in a statement issued on Wednesday by its Director of Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi.
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The statement also revealed that 17 corps members were attacked by suspected armed robbers who stormed the expressway
“Tragically, along Jere -Abuja Expressway, they were accosted by a gang of armed robbers whose sporadic gunshots unfortunately felled Corps Member Bomoi Suleiman Yusuf. It is imperative to state that the 16 other Corps Members were never abducted,” the statement partly read.