Friday, 2 December 2016

Excessive Bleeding: Female Corper Dies In Bayelsa NYSC Orientation Camp

The Bayelsa State Orientation Camp at
Kaiama, Kolokuma-Opokuma Local
Government Area of the state has been
thrown into a mourning mood following
the death of a female member of the
National Youth Service Corps, who
reportedly died under a mysterious
Miss Elechi Chiyerom, aged 27, was
confirmed dead on Tuesday. She
reportedly bled and vomited after arriving
at the camp.
Elechi, a graduate of the Ignatius Azuru
University of Education, Port Harcourt,
Rivers State, was confirmed dead about
9pm on Tuesday five days after arriving at
the camp.
According to her colleagues the deceased
had been “terribly sick” since she arrived
at the camp and could not participate in
some opening sessions at the camp.
Some officials of the NYSC claimed that the
development was a case of “non-
disclosure” of state of health by the corps
It was learnt that a search on her hostel
section showed signs of excessive bleeding
with her clothing and sanitary pads soaked
in blood.
It was also learnt that the deceased corps
member reportedly relapsed into ill-health
and was rushed to the sick bay of the camp
at about 8pm on Tuesday.
A source, who spoke on condition of
anonymity, said, “The doctor at the NYSC
camp’s clinic immediately referred her to
the state-owned Diette-Koki Memorial
Hospital in the Opolo area of Yenagoa, the
state capital, where she was confirmed