A corps member, Dr Kelechi Ogboji, has died while treating a Lassa fever patient in Kaduna State. Punch reports that the NYSC member, who hails from Ebonyi State, was serving at the St. Louis Hospital Zonkwa in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Confirming his death, the Director of Corps Welfare and Inspectorate, Mr Michael Ahile, described Ogboji as “an exceptional corps member who was fully dedicated to his duties and in the process paid the supreme sacrifice”, and said he will be missed by the NYSC family.

Also, the NYSC DG advised corps members serving in hospitals and other health institutions to always apply ‘standard precautionary measures while discharging their duties’.

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