Buhari grieves over death of 5 corps members


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President Muhammadu Buhari: sad over death of 5 corps members.

By Ismaila Chafe

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of five prospective corps members in a motor accident in Abuja on Wednesday.

Buhari expressed grief in his condolence message issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, on Thursday in Abuja.

The president joined the board, management and staff of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in paying tribute to those who lost their lives in the tragic accident that happened on Abaji/Kwali expressway, Abuja.

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While commiserating with the families of the youngsters, Buhari assured that Nigerians share their grief and would continue to uphold them in prayers through this difficult time.

He extended best wishes to all corps members on national service, as well as, new call-ups in various orientation camps across the country.

President Buhari reaffirmed that “the welfare and security of these young Nigerians, who have obeyed the call to serve the nation with dedication and selflessness, will remain a key priority of the government, even as the sacrifices of the fallen youths will never be forgotten.”

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