The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has paid a condolence visit to the family of the NYSC member believed to have been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State during the rerun elections in the state.
Brigadier General Johnson Olawunmi was at his hometown in Ila Local Government Area of Delta State accompanied by the state coordinator and a few serving corps members.
Addressing the relatives, the NYSC DG, Brigadier General Johnson Olawunmi said that Chukwudumebi Okonta’s death is a great loss, not only to his immediate family, but also to the NYSC and the entire nation.
He promised that investigations were on to unravel the mystery behind the death.
According to reports, the Corps member, Chukwudumebi Okonta was an orphan and also the eighth of nine children.
The NYSC boss promised to work with relevant agencies to ensure that the perpetrators of the heinous act are fished out and made to face the full wrath of the law.