Over the weekend, a female corp member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been reported dead after drowning in a pool at a hotel in Enugu.
The incident took place on Saturday, April 8, at a hotel located in Ugwuoba community Oji River local government area, Enugu state. Confirming her death was the state’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr Ebere Amaraizu.
Amaraizu revealed that two persons have been arrested by the police who were reported to have been linked with the murder on Sunday, April 9.
He said: “A group of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members had gone toa hotel at Ugwuoba in Enugu state identified as Hotel De Oranzi Resort, Agungwu Ugwuoba for swimming. In the ensuing swimming rendezvous amongst the celebrating corps members, one of them whose name is yet to be established allegedly got drowned. She was later rescued and rushed to General Hospital, Amaku in Awka, Anambra State, (since Oji River Local Government Area shares boundary with Awka) for medical attention but was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.”
However, Amaraizu further revealed that the body of the corp member has been deposited at the hospital’s morgue, adding that they are still trying to identify the identity of the deceased.