NYSC corps member slumps and dies while watching Nigeria vs South Africa match

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A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving in Adamawa State, identified simply as Samuel, reportedly slumped and died while watching the match between Nigeria and South Africa on Wednesday evening, February 7.

Hub 247 News gathered that Samuel passed away just before the final kick which secured Nigeria’s win in the match.

Confirming the sad news on Thursday, NYSC Coordinator in the state, Jingi Dennis, said: ”I received the news of his death last night.

According to his colleagues who went with him to watch the match, the late corps member told the people around him that he did not like watching penalty shootouts. He then bowed his head and all of a sudden, he collapsed.

He was confirmed dead at the General Hospital in Numan by the doctor.”


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