Fresh call for scrapping of NYSC after female corper is shot dead a day to POP
Twitter and the online community in general has been agog over the death of an Abuja serving corper identified as Miss Linda Igwetu just a day to her passing out parade. She was shot dead by a policeman identified as Benjamin Peters.
Her sister, with twitter handle @chinny3bs took to her twitter page yesterday to seek for justice against the policeman who shot her sister dead, she also asked for retweets of her post and ever since, the issue has been trending with different people lending their voices to it.
Please guys help me retweet my last retweet. My little sister was shot dead by the police this morning in Abuja
— Enyi Di Ya (@Chinny3bs) July 4, 2018
While the Nigerian police has not made an official statement yet concerning the matter, ace Nigerian artiste Falz has condemned the careless attitude to which the Garki hospital, Abuja handled her when she came calling for treatment.
If somebody has a gunshot wound and they are brought to your hospital, you are supposed to treat them, not ask for any f*cking police report. Even if na suspected armed robber, Who are you to deprive them of the right to stay alive? Let the court pass judgment.
— #27 (@falzthebahdguy) July 4, 2018
See excerpt of more tweets below.
This is Ms Linda Nkechi Igwetu, a NYSC Member serving in Abuja & due for P.O.P tomorrow.
She was shot dead by a police officer named Benjamin Peters.
The killings of innocent Nigerian youths by those whose job it is to protect them continues unabated.
Rt for the world to know pic.twitter.com/dmxUkdTQql
— Port-Harcourt People (@AskPHPeople) July 4, 2018
I AM NOT GOING TO DO NYSC IF SOMETHING ISNT DONE TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF CORPERS! I AM SOMEBODYS CHILD, WE ARE ALL IMPORTANT TO PEOPLE AND ARE NEEDED ALIVE!
IF MY COUNTRY DOESNT PLACE ANY VALUE ON MY LIFE, WHY AM I SERVING IT?!! 🗣
— Jemima (@JemimaOsunde) July 5, 2018
A serving youth corper passing out tomorrow shot dead by a policeman and no word from the NYSC body?
Human lives mean nothing in Nigeria.
It's not normal. This has to stop.
We don't need police anymore, they are the danger we seek protection from.
— Paul Mogbolu 🇳🇬🇹🇹 (@Iammisterpaul) July 4, 2018
NYSC should be scrapped. It has lost its relevance.
— PEREZ (@__perez94) July 4, 2018
Its not until over 100 people die at once before everyone start speaking out. Every life lost counts, an Nysc Corper in Abuja was shot dead by a police officer, only few people are talking about it. It should be trending, @PoliceNG must not be allowed to lie their way out of this pic.twitter.com/mOjrrCjQLi
— Kindly-Follow-Back (@Naijadailyfeed) July 4, 2018
NYSC is the first punishment you get for being a graduate.
— E-zrael Ani (@EzraelAni) July 4, 2018
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