A Corps member, Emeka Ikenna Gospel and his Girlfriend identified as Jennifer Ojo, a final year Student of the Federal University of Technology Owerri, reportedly died on Monday following a ghastly accident that occurred on their way to Asaba along Owerri/Onitsha Road.
Emeka who is said to be the only son of his parents was driving down to Asaba for his NYSC mandatory clearance when his girlfriend reportedly tagged along so she can stop by to see her sister, it was gathered that Emeka was allegedly driving on a high speed when he lost control of the vehicle and ran into a packed trailer.
A friend who took to social media to mourn him, narrated how he was supposed to embark on the journey with them, but changed his mind after his appointment in Asaba was terminated. He further explained how Emeka’s girlfriend requested to tag along.
He said, he received a call from a Police Officer and was told his friend had an accident, he took three other of his friends and rushed down to Ozubulu from owerri where the accident took place, on getting there, they were told that the victims died on the spot and were conveyed to the mortuary.
Emeka was supposed to complete his NYSC programme by November, while Jennifer was writing her Final year exams in FUTO.