Major-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has expressed his condolences to the family of Musa Momoh Tunde (KB/22A /2278), a corps member who died at the Orientation Camp in Dakingari, Kebbi State.
On Friday evening, March 26, late Tunde, a Public Administration graduate of the Federal Polytechnic Bida, slumped and died while watching one of the inter-platoon football matches.
In a condolence letter presented by Bar. Ahmed Tijjani, the Director-General of NYSC described corps member Musa Momoh Tunde as a young patriotic Nigerian who died while serving the country.
He urged his family to accept his death as a divine act, stating that death is unavoidable and can strike at any time.
The deceased died as a dignified young man who was ready and willing to offer his quota to national development, according to the DG, and would be remembered as a selfless and patriotic Nigerian.
Mr. Yahaya Mohammed, the deceased’s elder brother, spoke on behalf of the family, saying that the family is comforted by the fact that the dead lived a decent life and died honourably and in active service to the nation.
Meanwhile, the corps member has been laid to rest at Kebbi State cemetery according to Islamic rite.