The Senate is set to investigate the circumstances behind the death of a corps member meant to pass out today. The Corp member lost her life earlier yesterday after she was allegedly shot by a policeman. The corp member identified as Miss Linda Angela Igwetu was meant to finish her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program today was shot by a police official
It was gathered that despite her condition, she was abandoned without emergency health care until she bled to death.
Senator Aidoko from Kogi East under 42 and 52 respectively brought the attention of the Senate to the way and manner the corps member was treated in the hospital before she died.
A police Officer shot at their car while returning from work and she bled to death.
Miss Linda Angela Igwetu was meant to have passed out today from her NYSC program from her primary assignment positing at Outsource Global Company Mabushi.
She finished at work late at about 11pm and joined a few friends to a hang out before their Passing Out Parade scheduled for the next day.
They left for home at about 3am and was shot at shortly after the check point immediately after Ceddi Plaza by a Police Officer identified as Benjamin PETERS. The bullet hits Angela on her side, by the midriff and she began loosing blood in the open roof vehicle.
She was rushed to the Garki hospital but they wouldn’t treat her until they see a police report despite the fact that the police officers were present. While the deliberation was ongoing, Angela bled to death.
Senator Aidoko reminded the senate of the bill with a content that mandated hospitals to treat gun shot patients without police report, the bill was passed by the senate and was endorsed by the President.
The Senate President mandated three committees which includes police affairs, health services and youths and sport to look into the circumstance that led to her death and report back to the the senate in two weeks time. The Senate also observe a minute silence for the deceased.