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Monday, 6 August 2018

9 Corps Members Drown in Taraba River


Nine youth corps individuals have drowned in River Mayo Selbe in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba State.

It was assembled that 22 corps individuals went to the waterway to swim on Saturday when the episode happened.

The police PR officer Taraba State Police Command, ASP David Misal, who affirmed the episode, said "Data available to us uncovers that 22 youth corps individuals serving in the state were on an excursion party in River Mayo-Selbe in Gashaka LGA on Saturday when the occurrence happened."

He affirmed that nine out of 22 corps individuals kicked the bucket while the villagers protected 13.

ASP Misal additionally expressed that seven cadavers had been recuperated while look for the staying two bodies proceeded.

He said the young corps individuals were swimming in the waterway when the volume of water expanded, which diverted the casualties.

The NYSC state Coordinator, Mrs Florence Yaakugh, additionally affirmed the occurrence.

She unveiled that the seven bodies have been recouped while the look for the other two bodies was all the while continuous by local people as a team with security offices and the NYSC.

"Up until this point, seven bodies have been recouped and we are working with other applicable people to recuperate the rest and to recognize the people," she said.
She said the NYSC would before long have the character of the considerable number of Corps individuals included and make such known suitably.

"This is an extremely miserable advancement and the whole NYSC family in Taraba state is now tossed into profound grieving," she said.

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