Two Serving Katsina Corps Members Die In AutoCrash

Two members of the National Service Corps serving in Katsina state have been reported dead in a ghastly lone road crash that occurred at Gobirawa village in Kankara local government area of the state.

The corps members who are of the Male and female genders hail from Akwa Ibom and Anambra states respectively.

The details of their identities are yet to be provided to the public by the National Youth Service Corps.

According to a report by the Punch, it was disclosed that the corps members who were involved in the unfortunate incident were travelling along with other colleagues in a vehicle with inscription ‘CORPERS FOR CHRIST’ to attend a wedding at a Catholic Church in Funtua when the crash happened.

The crashed vehicle with registration number MAN 45 AA is of a green metallic colour.

The Executive Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari who was reportedly travelling to Danja when he saw the crash instructed that his pilot vehicle be used to convey the corpses of the individuals and their colleagues back to Katsina.

Aminu Masari was on his way to Danja to grace the burial rites of Alhaji Saleh Danja who had also died in a ghastly road accident on Saturday at Tsanni in Batagarawa local government area of the state.

Saleh also known with the real name, Late Alhaji Danja was one of Masari’s close associates.

A corps member who survived the accident reporting the incident to Governor Masari said that the crew were on their way to a mass wedding at a Catholic Church in Funtua.

He also revealed that the roads were slippery to the heavy downpour and that the accident happened when the driver tried to apply his brakes.

He suggested that the wet road contributed to the accident as the car swerved off the road to hit a tree.

The Katsina NYSC spokesman is yet to give any concrete report on the situation.

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