Thursday, 8 December 2016
FG to exhume body of late NYSC member, Ifedolapo for autopsy
Federal government is on plan to exhume the body of Miss Ifedolapo Oladepo, a serving corps member in Kano State who died in controversial circumstance to ascertain the cause of her death.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered for investigation into her death.
Speaking with State House Correspondents on Thursday, the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr. Solomon Dalong who however corroborated the official report of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC on the death said that in view of the different reports that have emerged, an autopsy might be an option to ascertain the true cause of the death.
“The report given by NYSC is normal and natural, that after investigation they must present their own report on what has happened but in view of the fact that they are many versions on what led to the death of the NYSC member, it would be fair to look at another version of what happened to be sure of what actually transpired.
“It doesn’t have to do with not trusting the process but gauge the report alongside other opinion. Then we will now be able to tell Nigerians that this is the circumstances on how she died.
“Don’t forget that the report of the NYSC has no autopsy and an independent investigation will require an autopsy and now the autopsy alongside the report will balance and it will fortify the conclusion the government will make”, he said.