A young member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) identified as Mr Ogundare Lawrence Opeyemi, has died in Bayelsa State.
Opeyemi was posted to Nembe, in Nembe Local Government Area of the state for his primary assignment. He is said to have just slumped and died just a day after he had a party with some other colleagues serving in that area too.
NYSC member dies in Bayelsa
A source said “a day after the party, he complained of a health-related issue and before we knew what was happening, he slumped and died.”
His lifeless body was taken to the mortuary at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in the state capital of Yenagoa. Over the weekend, his family members conveyed his remains to his home state of Ekiti for burial.
Hundreds of corpers also gathered at the mortuary section of the hospital in solidarity with their dead colleague. Bayelsa state NYSC officials also came and were led by the state Coordinator, Mr. Anthony Ekeocha.