NYSC immortalises it’s late Kogi State Coordinator, Mrs Oludolapo Ahile,




The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Tuesday immortalised the its late Kogi State Coordinator, Mrs Oludolapo Ahile, who died in a ghastly auto crash along Keffi-Akwanga-Lafia highway.

The new NYSC Director General, Brig- Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, during a condolence visit to Lokoja, named a newly built Multipurpose Hall after the late Mrs Ahile, to honor her good works and contribution to the development of the scheme.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the new multipurpose hall was initiated and constructed by the late coordinator, which was presently near completion.

Ibrahim said that being a new DG, his findings about the life of Mrs Ahile, revealed that she was a humble, hardworking, diligent , loyal, friendly and God fearing woman.

According to him, the good testimonies about late Mrs Ahile, prompted his decision to personally visit the state to condoles with the corps members, the NYSC staff, the Government and the good people of Kogi State.
He urged the people to live a life that is worthy of emulation, saying ”death is an appointment that no one knows when it comes”.

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”On the proposed agreement of the state NYSC to name the new multipurpose hall after the late Mrs Ahile, we have no objection to that,” he said.

He, thereafter made a proclamation and named the multipurpose hall as ”Oludolapo Ahile Multipurpose Hall”, to honour her.

Ibrahim cautioned the corps members to avoid unauthorised traveling as much as possible, and be very careful as a safety measure against avoidable death of NYSC members.

”Please do not travel except it is very important”, Ibrahim said.

He commended the State Government for their cooperation and support fot the NYSC, saying Kogi remain one of the States that had been given maximum support to the scheme.

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Ibrahim assured that the NYSC would not abandon the family of the late Mrs Ahile, saying they would do everything possible to assist them.

He added that the NYSC was doing everything possible to ensure that the hospitalised husband of the deceased, Mr Michael Ahile, was given adequate medical attention for his quick recovery.

Earlier, Mrs Litty Nwokeke, the Head of State NYSC Secretariat, commended the DG for the condolence visit, describing the death of Ahile as ”a painful loss”.

She said the late coordinator had facilited many laudable projects in the state, one of which was the construction of the new multipurpose hall to be name after.

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Nwokeke added that Mrs Ahile also facilitated the donation of N5 million by the State Government to the family of one of the late directors in state NYSC.

She added that Mrs Ahile had also facilitated the payment of transport allowance by the state government to corps members from camp to their places of primary assignments.

She said that the late state coordinator would be greatly remembered for her patience, tolerance, tribalise nature, and love for corps members and staff of the scheme.

She further said that the scheme currently have a total of 5761 corps members serving in the state.

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