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Gone Too Soon How young corps member lost her life few weeks after resumption

A young graduate who went to serve her fatherland has passed on in mysterious circumstances.

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The late Emaeyak Essien play

The late Emaeyak Essien


This is not the best of times for the family of 23-year-old Emaeyak Uwem, an Akwa Ibom State born member of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), who was posted to serve her nation in Ekiti State, as the bright young graduate died in what could be termed as mysterious circumstances few weeks after resumption.

According to information, the Eket born young lady, suddenly developed a strange ailment and gave up the ghost shortly after.

At her burial at her family compound, there were tears and wailing as her colleagues, family and former school mates gathered to bid her farewell.

Uwem, who was a graduate of Business Administration of Heritage Polytechnic, Eket, a private tertiary institution, was buried in her youth corps uniform on Thursday, August 6.

May her soul rest in peace.

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