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Body of late corper to be exhumed

09 December 2016, 19:46

Abuja - Body of Oladepo Ifedolapo Racheal, the 2016 Batch ‘B’ (Stream I) National Youth Service Corps member, who died at the Kano State Orientation Camp will be exhumed for autopsy, Newsday reports.

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung disclosed this on Thursday, while addressing State House correspondents Preliminary investigation by the National Youths Service Corps, said the First Class graduate of Transportation Management from Ladoke Akintola University Ogbomosho, died of a kidney infection.

The sports minister explained that the independent investigation ordered by Buhari would require an autopsy to balance the government’s conclusion on the incident.

News24 previously reported how a first class graduate of Petroleum Engineering from the University of Uyo, identifeid as Ukeme Asuquo, also died at the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) camp in Zamfara state.

It was gathered that Ukeme passed away on Thursday, December 1, after suffering from Diarrhea.

Ukeme Asuquo Monday, a first class graduate of Petroleum Engineering from the University of Uyo

According to his friend, Victor Jerry Emah, Ukeme never wanted to go for service in Zamfara and was destabilized the moment he received his call-up letter.

- News 24

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