A National Youth Service member, Bomoi Sulaimon Yusuf, was shot dead along Jere-Abuja road in Osun State on Wednesday.
The National Youth Service Corps in the State, who confirmed the death, explained that the late corps member departed together with others to the northern part of the country after completing the 2020 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1B orientation programme at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Ede, Osun State, on Tuesday.
An Assistant Director of the corps in the state, Funmi Okundaye, disclosed that the management contacted the family of the deceased immediately it received the news.
Okundaye added that others in the same vehicle with Bomoi also sustained injuries when their bus was attack in the early hours of Wednesday.
She said, “He sat in front of the bus they travelled in. The vehicle came under attack by suspected armed robbers in the early hours of Wednesday.
“Others in the bus who also sustained injuries were treated in different hospitals in the area where the incident occurred. Some of those injured had been discharged. We mourn the departed soul and we contacted his family in Kaduna immediately we received the news.”