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Suspected Ritualists Kill Prospective Corper, NYSC Mourns

Suspected Ritualists Kill Prospective Corper, NYSC Mourns

Suspected Ritualists Kill Prospective Corper, NYSC Mourns

Suspected Ritualists Kill Prospective Corper, NYSC Mourns

On Saturday, the National Youth Service Corps said that Eunice Igweike, a corps member, had passed away. It was claimed that ritualists were responsible for her death.

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The deceased, a graduate of the Federal Polytechnic in Oko, Anambra State, had been deployed as part of the 2022 Batch B Service Year and was en route to the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Sagamu, Ogun State.

Security agencies were allegedly working around the clock to determine the circumstances surrounding her death, according to a statement by the NYSC Director (Press and Public Relations), Eddy Megwa.

Suspected Ritualists Kill Prospective Corper, NYSC Mourns

He said, “The attention of the NYSC management has been drawn to an online publication with the above caption making the rounds in the social media.

“To put the issues raised in proper perspective, the Scheme indeed lost a prospective corps member by name, Miss Eunice Chioma Igweike, who set out for the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Sagamu, Ogun State, having been deployed to the state for National Service under the 2022 Batch B Service Year.

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“A call by her elder brother to the NYSC on July 20, 2022 reporting that he had not been able to reach her sister on phone since her departure to the NYSC Ogun Camp from Aba, Abia State, prompted the scheme to contact the security agencies in order to know her whereabouts.

“Sadly, on Thursday July 21, 2022, her remains, which were intact, and not mutilated as reported in the media, were recovered along Sagamu-Imota Road and deposited in the morgue.

Suspected Ritualists Kill Prospective Corper, NYSC Mourns

“The NYSC feels highly diminished by the death of Eunice Chioma Igweike, a promising young Nigerian that would have been a great ambassador of her family, contributing her quota to nation building.

“The Director-General NYSC, Brigadier General Mohammed Fadah, management, and the entire members of the NYSC family commiserate with Igweike Family on the demise of the young lady.

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“In the same vein, the scheme extends condolences to the Ohafia Community, the Government, and the people of Abia State over the death of the Prospective Corps Member.

“Security agencies are working round the clock to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of Miss Igweike.
May God in His infinite mercy rest her soul in peace and bliss.”


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