A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving in Akwa Ibom State has been confirmed dead.

The young man, simply identified as Abraham, was said to have slumped during a football match with some of his colleagues at Abak zone, Uyo.

The information was shared by the Akwa Ibom NYSC media group.

“Akwa Ibom state lost a Corps member from Abak Zone yesterday; he collapsed 10 minutes into a football match.

“We rushed him to the nearest private hospital where they did not attend to us for hours".

“We later took him to specialist hospital, Uyo where we lost him.”
 
It was learnt that he was serving at the Nigerian Christian Secondary school, Ukpom Abak.
 
The deceased is expected to be passing out on April 7, 2017 with Batch A stream 1 Corps members.