Queen Eziuche, a female National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member has reportedly died in Akwa Ibom State orientation camp in Ikot Itie Udung, Nsit Atai Local Government Area of the State.
It was reported that Queen Eziuche passed away Sunday morning in her sleep after the morning exercise.
Queen, wife of one Dr Uba Declan of Umuahia in Abia State, until her death was a 2020 Batch “A” Stream one Corps Member with Call-up Number, NYSC/ISU/2020/0562.
The state NYSC Coordinator, Mr Julius Amusan, confirmed her death to newsmen on Wednesday.
He said she died from an ailment suspected to be a terminal disease.
“She did not fall sick, she has an ailment that is suspected to be a terminal disease which she did not disclose. She came with a report which indicated that she was medically fit for the NYSC programme.”
“There was a form she was given to fill whether she is suffering from any chronic disease but it was just on Sunday morning according to her friends that she woke up early in the morning to her normal exercise and she came back and slept, but she died in her sleep that morning,” Amusan said.
The State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, in a condolence message, said her demise has deprived Akwa Ibom of the contributions she would have made in expanding the layers of our common humanity and also service to her father land.
He spoke through the State Chairman of NYSC Governing Board and Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Sir Monday Uko, who also presented financial aid from the government to support the family.