A female graduate of the University of Port Harcourt has died after sustaining an injury at the National Youth Service Corps’ (NYSC) Kwara State orientation Camp at Yikpata, Edu Local Government area of the state.
The deceased, Miss Eva Iche Amadi, a graduate of Oil and Gas, reportedly suffered a bone fracture during the morning drill on April 23, after which she was rushed to the camp clinic.
According to reports, Miss Amadi was given a wrong injection at the camp clinic, which led to her fainting and she later gave up the ghost.
A source at the orientation camp told newsmen on Friday that the deceased earlier complained about severe pains on the leg following the injury adding that she was feeling so weak and since the clinic did not have the adequate equipment, she was rushed to the Teaching Hospital Ilorin, where doctors confirmed her dead.
Another source further revealed Amadi died due to lack of adequate medical facility at the camp on Thursday.
“She suffered a fracture during the Man ‘O’ War drill and she was rushed to the clinic here on camp, but there was no medical facility. No X-Ray Machine, no drugs, nothing was there.
“She had to buy bandages with her own money. There was no doctor, it was the medical students here that were stationed at the clinic.
“Can you imagine that the nearest hospital to this place is about two hours drive at high speed? We need major facilities here. The Nigerian government will force us here to come and suffer and die in poor conditions,” another source said.