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NYSC Member Dies Just A Day Before Passing Out

A serving National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member has died of kidney related-ailment just a day before passing out, leaving family and friends in shock.

The Ogun State Coordinator of the NYSC, Mrs. Josephine Bakare, disclosed that the corps member died of kidney-related complications.

Bakare disclosed this at the passing out parade of the about 3,799 corps members for the 2017 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1 in Ogun. The corps members had completed their service year on Thursday.

She charged them to keep themselves busy and utilise lessons learnt.

The corps members comprised 2,026 females and 1,773 males.

The coordinator advised the youths to use the opportunity to engage themselves in self-development endeavours, rather than wait on non-existent jobs.

She inspired them to be the best they could be, adding that it is only by investing in themselves that they could achieve greater heights.