NYSC member dies in Osun orientation camp

NYSC member Bright who died in Osun camp

A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) identified as Bright has died at the orientation camp in Ede, Osun State.

Facebook user Ekpueke Matthew broke the news on the social media platform. “RIP Corper Bright, who died during his orientation programme at Ede camp, Osun State,” Ekpueke wrote.

Bright’s colleague Lawrence Echezona gave more information in the comment section, noting that he died in his sleep over the weekend.

“It’s a pity for us that are in Ede camp. May your soul rest in peace, Bright. He slept the day before yesterday and couldn’t wake up in the morning,” he wrote.


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Spokesperson of the NYSC in Osun Funmi Okundaye confirmed the incident to PUNCH on Monday.

“What you read is that a corps member passed on in his sleep? That was exactly what happened; there is no other thing to add. Nothing to add or remove from it,” Okundaye said.