Corps member dies in motor accident on POP day
A National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Francis Moses Ashiki, has died in a fatal car accident on the day of his Passing-Out-Parade (POP).
It was gathered that the motor accident occurred on Thursday, February 2, 2023, en route Bauchi State for the ceremony.
The 2022 Batch A Stream One corps member popularly known as Ryder hailed from Randa Community, Lafia North Development Area of Nasarawa State.
Meanwhile, friends and colleagues have taken to Facebook to mourn him.
“Hmmmm. I lack words to say RIP. Francis Moses Ashiki. Why did you break your hand or legs? Death took you from us so suddenly Ryder. Please I want to talk to you wake-up please. Give me a little chance to talk to you.
this wasn?t d plan nah you left so early, omo my gee I want to hear you call me big madam I want to hear more of it. I?m supposed to be writing congratulations because today is your POP and I?m writing RIP.
Rider this is not fair nah, Hmmm Can?t question God but God knows the best. Rest on you will forever be in my heart. Thanks for the moment we shared, thank you for letting me know you,” one Opaluwa Juliana wrote.
Smart Eggon wrote: “Life is a seed. The family members and the entire Youths of Randa Community in kwandere district Shabu, Lafia North Development Area will forever miss you. We are expecting your well-wishers trooping in to Congratulate you on this day but death have Congratulated you instead. May the soul of Francis Moses Ashiki rest in peace with the Lord God Almighty Amen.”
Another corps member simply identified as Abubakar died in a car accident a day after his Passing-Out-Parade (POP) on his way home.
The 2022 Batch A Stream One corps member died in the motor accident which occurred on Friday morning, February 3, 2023, on his way home to Maiduguri from Kaduna after the ceremony.