In March of this year, there was a fatal accident in Lagos where Juliana was traveling in a BRT bus that was hit and crushed by a train, resulting in her death.
The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier-General Yushau Ahmed, has presented insurance cover cheques to the family of the late corps member, Juliana Oreoluwa Aina. This is following her untimely death in March this year when a BRT bus she was travelling in was crushed by a train in Lagos.
The ceremony, which took place on Wednesday, was held at the family house of the deceased corps member in Abuja, with Brigadier-General Ahmed presiding over the event. The insurance cover cheques were provided by NYSC’s insurance company, Capital Express Assurance Ltd, and the late Corps Member’s Health Management Organization.
During the ceremony, Brigadier-General Ahmed expressed his condolences to the family and emphasized the NYSC’s commitment to supporting its members and their families during difficult times. He stated that the NYSC had received several messages of condolences from various people when the unfortunate incident occurred.
In addition, Ayodele Folorunsho, NYSC’s Director of Corps Welfare and Health Services, explained that the NYSC has a long-standing tradition of presenting insurance cover cheques to families of corps members who suffer untimely deaths during their national service. He expressed the hope that the cheques presented to the family of Juliana Oreoluwa Aina would alleviate their financial burden during this difficult time.
Juliana’s father, Oluwafemi John Aina, expressed his gratitude to the NYSC for its support during their time of grief.
The tragic death of Juliana Oreoluwa Aina serves as a poignant reminder of the dangers that can arise during national service