A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Dr. Ogboji Kelechi, has reportedly died of Lassa fever in Kaduna state.
It was gathered that Dr. Kelechi who was serving at St Louis Hospital in Zonkwa, Zango Kataf local government area of Kaduna State, contacted the disease from one of his patients.
He hailed from Igweledoha Amagu Ikwo local government Area of Ebonyi State.
The Director General of NYSC, Brig Gen JB Olawunmi, in a statement extolled the selfless service of the late medical doctor.
The DG described the deceased as an exceptional corps member who was fully dedicated to his duties and in the process paid the supreme price.