Two corp members declared dead after drowning in river in a local government in Nassarawa on tuesday.
Recently two member named Oguntola Wasiu and Danjuma Salihu of the currently serving corpers in Nassarawa chapters gave farewell to the world after they drowned in a river in Assaiko community, Lafia local government Area of Nassarawa state.
The NYSC cordinator confirmed the the sad scenerio to newsmen in Lafia on Tuesday.
It is very sad but I know God will grant them eternal rest and grant all of us, including their families, the fortitude to bear the loss.
I can only say that we are bereaved but God knows better,” she said.
She called on other corps members to be very careful and always obey the rules of their host communities.
“What I heard from a very reliable source was that some farmers had drowned in that river some years back.
So when corps members enter a community, they should ask questions and watch their steps,” she said.
The bodies of the deceased had since been deposited at the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital in Lafia.
On October 3, Danjuma Salihu took to Facebook to announce that he had only 31 days before the end of his service year.
“Allihamdullah, am counting days not month anymore, thanks to almighty ALLAH for his protection on me and fellow Corp members, today marks the end of monthly clearance, we are praying for favour market
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