NYSC confirms death of nine corp members in Taraba State

Written by on August 6, 2018

Taraba State Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Florence Yaakugh, has confirmed the death of nine serving corp members in the state who drowned in a river in Gashaka local government area of the State during picnic.

She disclosed that four bodies out of the nine have been recovered while efforts are being made to recover the remaining five bodies.

Report says the Corp members had gone to the river side for a picnic when suddenly the river overflowed due to rainfall at nearby communities.

The four recovered bodies, whose names are withheld comprised two males and two females and are reported to be indigenes of Delta, Edo, Imo and Enugu states.

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