Five corps members perished in a fatal accident that occurred along the Abaji-Kwali expressway on Wednesday, July 28.
A statement released by the scheme says the unfortunate incident occurred around 2 pm.
The statement reads
”It is with a deep sense of sorrow that the Director-General, Management, and the entire NYSC family commiserate with the families of five Prospective Corps Members that lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident at about 2 am today, Wednesday, 28th July 2021, along Abaji/ Kwali Expressway.
The Director-General and Management also condole with the Governments and people of Akwa-Ibom and the Imo States over the tragic incident that has left the Scheme devastated.
Indeed, it has been a black Wednesday for the NYSC Family.
May God grant the families and loved ones the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
May their souls rest in peace.