A female Member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Miss Elechi Chiyerum was on Wednesday confirmed dead after a strange ailment which caused her to bleed and vomit for few hours after arrival at the State orientation camp at Kaima community of Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government area of the Bayelsa State, LeadershipNG reports.
The woman identified as Miss Chiyerum, who is a 27 years old graduate of the Ignatius Azuru University of Education, Port Harcourt in Rivers State, was confirmed dead at about 9pm on Tuesday night five days after arriving camp.
While commenting on the incident, some of the deceased corps members said that after she arrived the camp on Thursday, Chiyerum was looking “terribly” sick and could not participate in some opening sessions at the camp.
According to officials of the NYSC, her death might have been as a result of “non-disclosure” of state of health by the corps member. A search on her hostel section showed signs of excessive bleeding with clothing and sanitary pads soaked in blood.
LEADERSHIP gathered that the deceased corps member reportedly relapsed into ill health and was rushed to the sick bay of the camp at about 8pm.
According to sources,” the doctor at the NYSC camp clinic immediately referred her to the State owned Diette-Koki Memorial hospital in Opolo area of the State capital where she was confirmed dead."
The State Director, Mr. Ekeocha Anthony assured the corps members that their safety is assured and said that the development was a sad one. He called on corps members to always inform the authorities of any ill health on time. PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>