TRAGIC: Corper Dies While Treating Lassa Fever Patient In Kaduna

A National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member identified as Dr. Kelechi Ogboji has died while treating a patient suspected of having Lassa fever in Kaduna State, The Punch reports. Confirming his death, the Director-General of NYSC Brig. General Johnson Olawumi, represented by the Director of Corps Welfare and Inspectorate, Michael Ahile, who eulogized the virtues of the deceased during a condolence visit to his family.

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Olawumi described Ogboji as “an exceptional corps member who was fully dedicated to his duties and in the process paid the supreme sacrifice”. Ogboji, a native of Igweledoha Amagu in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, until his death was serving at St. Louis Hospital Zonkwa in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Meanwhile, an unidentified female member of the NYSC attached to the National Assembly narrowly escaped rape on Thursday, March 3.

According to the report, the fair complexioned woman whose name was not revealed was in tears as she told passers-by at the Senate wing how she escaped being raped by an mysterious man.

Source: ThePunch

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