Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kogi State, Oludolapo Ahile, has died in an auto crash.
A spokesman of Kogi NYSC, Adedapo Tayo, announced her death on Friday.
The accident, he said, occurred at Lafia axis of the highway at about 2 pm on Thursday after her vehicle somersaulted twice and veered into the bush.
The late coordinator, her husband and two others were on their way to Tiv land in Benue for the funeral of her father-in-law.
The spokesman said Ahile was the only one who died Friday morning at Specialist Hospital, Lafia.
According to him, NYSC management had directed that the husband Mr Ahile, who had retired as its director, be moved to a Specialist Hospital in Abuja for adequate medical attention.
“Appreciation goes to Gov. Yahaya Bello, who sent Mr Sani Ogu, the Chairman, NYSC State Governing Board and Commissioner for Youths and Sports Development, on a condolence visit to the state secretariat of the NYSC.
“She (Ahile) was a woman of peace and had brought peace in the management and the staff members of the scheme.
“Her last assignment was to present about six corps members for national presidential and honours award, and she celebrated with them in Abuja at the Presidency recently,” Tayo said.