Corper Who Died Watching Nigeria Vs South Africa Match For Burial Sunday


The body of Peter Yununa, the member of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), who died in Yola as a result of tension during the AFCON match between Nigeria and South Africa on Wednesday has been moved from Yola for internment in his home state, Kaduna.

Peter Yunana’s corpse was moved out of Yola on Saturday as part of preparation to have him buried in Makarfi, Kaduna State on Sunday, February 11.

Students of Government Secondary School Numan, who he was teaching in his primary assignment, as well as his colleagues turned up, lining the  Numan Bridge to bid him farwell as the ambulance conveying his body got set to start the journey on the Yola-Gombe highway towards Makarfi.

The Nation reports that the deceased was a 26-year-old Community Health graduate of Shehu Idris College of Health Technology, Makarfi.

He was teaching Chemistry at the GSS Numan as part of his service which began last November and was due to end in October, 2024. 

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