Thursday, December 1, 2016

Female NYSC member dies 'due to Kano camp officials' negligence' (PHOTOS)

A 26-year-old First Class graduate of Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomoso, died in Kano NYSC camp, exactly a week after saying goodbye to her family members to go serve her country, Nigeria, in a compulsory 1 year service.
Ifedolapo Oladepo, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), died due to alleged negligence by NYSC authorities at the Orientation Camp in Kano,.

She was buried on Thursday in Osogbo, the Osun state capital.

The 2016 Batch ‘C’ corps member was a Transport Management graduate.

She reportedly died following complications arising from an ailment few days into the NYSC orientation programme in Kano.

Her family members claim Ifedolapo could have been saved if she had been given the necessary attention by the NYSC authorities at the Orientation Camp in Kano.

Speaking to ChannelsTV, her elder sister, Oyeyode Abimbola, said: “She called me five hours to her death and told me to start coming as the NYSC doctors are not doing anything for her. They thought she was pretending in order not to go for parade, so they did not attend to her."

“When she started calling people from home, they eventually gave her an injection (and) immediately after the injection, she called me again that she noticed a lot of rashes on her body that I should speak with the doctor who refused to talk to me.

“She called five minutes later and told me her tongue was twisting, then they sent all her friends out after seeing all the reaction on her body after giving her the unknown injection,” she said amidst tears.


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  2. She may not have died from her ailment. If the story posted here is true, her cause of death looks like an anaphylactic reaction to the injection that was administered to her.

  3. This is a wasted effort in life.When the family is expected to receive form their daughter, death says sad a tale