Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has commiserated with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and families of prospective corps members from University of Uyo who lost their lives on their way to Camp.
Governor Emmanuel expressed his grief while receiving NYSC Director-General, Brig. Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim who was on a condolence visit to the Government House in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.
The governor was saddened by the death of the Corps members who lost their lives in an auto crash, noting that as a father, it is painful to lose a child after investing much in raising them educationally and otherwise.
In his remark, Brig. Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim who led the NYSC delegation described the incident as a sad moment for the scheme and leaving the affected families devastated.
He prayed that God would console Akwa Ibom State and the families who lost their wards on their way to camp.