Oreoluwa Aina, a 28-year-old National Youth Corps Member, was laid to rest after losing her life in the Lagos train accident on March 9 in the PWD area of the state. Aina was one of the six victims who lost their lives in the incident, as confirmed by the state government.
At the time of the incident, Aina was serving with the Curriculum Services Department of the Lagos State Ministry of Education in Alausa. Her death has been met with great sadness, and the NYSC community has expressed their condolences to her family and loved ones. The incident has also brought to the forefront the need for greater attention to be given to the safety of commuters in Lagos State.
The burial of the late corps member took place on Saturday at Atan cemetery, with the presence of a delegation from the state government led by the Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo. The family members of the deceased and the State Coordinator of the NYSC, Yetunde Baderinwa, were also in attendance. The loss of Oreoluwa Aina is a tragedy, and her memory will be cherished by those who knew her.