Tears As Female Corper Who Died After Train Accident In Lagos Is Buried In PH

Nneka Odili, the National Youth Service Corps member who died last Thursday, as a result of injuries sustained after a train hit her at Ikeja, Lagos, has been laid to rest.

She was buried on Sunday, March 11, at her hometown, Ndoni in Rivers State. 

Family and friends bade her goodbye in tears.

It was gathered that the tragic incident occurred while the victim, fondly called Nini, was heading home after the monthly clearance exercise at the Ikeja Local Government Secretariat.

According to eyewitnesses, the deceased wore headphones thereby did not hear the train's horn while trying to walk across the rail track. She was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where she later died.

Odili studied Home Economics at the Federal College of Education,Technical, Omoku, Rivers State and later went to study Human Kinetics at the University of Port Harcourt.