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Ifedolapo Oladepo Report reveals deceased Corps member had renal sepsis

The deceased Corps member had a condition known as renal sepsis before her death according to a new report.

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A health report has revealed that Ifedolapo Oladepo, a Corps member who died at the Kano orientation camp of the NYSC was diagnosed with a renal sepsis condition before her death.

According to Punch News, a "doctor concluded that the deceased had kidney infection, probably due to untreated urinary tract infection.”

The report was presented in Abuja on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung and the Director General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure.

The pair affirmed the government's commitment to ensuring the safety of the youth corps members.

This declaration is coming at the heels of the death of three Corps members who died of various medical issues during service.

Kazaure also recently came out to say that some Corps members deliberately hide their health condition when registering for mobilization.

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Speaking concerning the circumstances surrounding Oladepo's death, he said, “It is clear that the deceased had an ailment which she did not disclose. From the doctors’ report, the corps member died of renal sepsis occasioned by infection.

“Even, to the untrained, kidney infections do not develop and degenerate to the level of mortality in three days (i.e 7th to 29th November, 2016).

“The deceased first appeared at the camp clinic with complaints of headache and fever, which she said she had been experiencing for two days.

“On examination, the doctors on duty noticed rashes on her legs, which she claimed started appearing as a result of her use of a second-hand knickers she bought without first washing it.

“Doctors noticed increase in the rashes on her legs, the deceased still dismissed it as a reaction to usage of a second-hand knicker.

"By this time, she had been vomiting. Therefore, she was admitted at the camp clinic and treated with Drazamol injection and Piriton to soothe her body pains as she was already on malaria drugs.”

Ifedolapo Oladepo died on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, according to reports.

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