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Tragedy As Femlae NYSC Member Drowns In Enugu


Tragedy struck the National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, Enugu State chapter over the weekend after following a female corps member drowned at a hotel swimming pool. while swimming with friends.
The corps member who has not yet been named allegedly drowned on Saturday at the swimming pool of Hotel De Oranzi Resort in  Ugwuoba community, Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State.
The Enugu State Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Ebere Amaraizu, (SP), who confirmed the news in a statement made available to Newsmen. He said:
 “A group of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members had gone to a hotel at Ugwuoba in Enugu State identified as Hotel De Oranzi Resort, Agungwu Ugwuoba for swimming.
“In the ensuing swimming rendezvous amongst the celebrating corps members, one of them whose name is yet to be established allegedly got drowned.
“She was later rescued and rushed to General Hospital, Amaku in Awka, Anambra State, (since Oji River Local Government Area shares boundary with Awka) for medical attention but was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty." 
Amaraizu said that the body of the deceased corps member had been deposited at the hospital morgue, adding that the police had intensified efforts to establish the full identity of the deceased corps member. 
“The two persons nabbed in connection with the incident are helping the police operatives in their investigation,’’ he added.

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