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37 NYSC Members Involved In Accident After Leaving Orientation Camp In Ogun (Photos)



Some members of the NYSC who left the orientation camp in Ogun which ended on Monday, were involved in motor accident on their way to Sango Otta area of the state.
Shortly after leaving the orientation camp in the Sagamu area of Ogun State, a total of at least 37 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), who completed their service on Monday, were involved in an accident.
While confirming the incident to reporters, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Ogun State Command, Clement Oladele, said 19 of them comprising nine males and ten males were injured.

According to Vanguard, Oladele said the corps members were heading to Sango en route Ibadan-Lagos Expressway in a white coloured coaster bus, when the accident occurred around the Danco petrol station axis. He said none of them died, but some sustained “serious injuries.”

He disclosed further that the accident was caused by speed violation and loss of control by the driver, Mr Oladele said the injured victims were evacuated to FRSC Accident Emergency Clinic at Sagamu.

The official disclosed that four of the victims with “more serious injuries” were referred for further checks at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, OOUTH, in Sagamu.

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He advised corps members, when commuting, to always caution drivers who drive carelessly especially during the raining season, adding that officers will take necessary disciplinary action against such erring drivers.

The accident came over a week after some corps members drowned in Taraba while swimming in a river.