May 23, 2024

A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving in Lagos state was on Thursday, March 8, crushed by a train along the Ikeja railway bus stop, Ikeja.

The Lagos state coordinator of the NYSC, Prince Mohammed Momoh, confirmed the development to newsmen. He added that she died while receiving treatment at the Lagos state University Teaching Hospital (LASUTGH)

The female corps member who served within the Ikeja local government council area and was putting on a telephone earpiece immediately lost three of her fingers and suffered severely fractured bones after being hit by the train.

Momoh had earlier announced that the corps member survived the accident, but later she died around 7pm in the evening while receiving treatment at the intensive care unit of LASUTGH.

Momoh said: ” we lost the corps member just now. I heard the neurosurgeon and the orthopaedic doctors said they would conduct further investigation on her but regrettably we lost her.”

The Coordinator, who commiserate with the family of the deceased corps member also commended the kind gesture of Mojeed Alabi Balogun, the Ikeja Local Government council chairman that joined NYSC to the initial bills.

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