Corps Member Killed by Assailants in Adamawa

Osaretin Balogban

A Corps member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Samaila Awudu, has been murdered by five assailants in Yola, Adamawa State.

According to reports, Samaila, who is 28 years old and from Taraba State, was killed in the early morning of Friday at the Yolde Pate lodge.

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A corps member revealed the suspected killers had locked up the doors of other members at the lodge before proceeding to Samaila’s room where he was struck dead with an axe.

Samaila was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) nearby but died shortly afterwards.

Police spokesman Suleiman Nguroje confirmed the incident as he said “The Adamawa State Police Command is already carrying out an investigation to find out those behind this killing.”

The state NYSC Director, Jingi Dennis, also confirmed the incident.

Source: The Nation

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