Popoola Oluwatobi Olamide, a Saki-born corps member serving in Bayelsa state was among three killed following the shooting by suspected armed cultists.
The other attacked corps members were identified as George Onokpoma and Gbenga Dada.
The cultists, in what has become a regular occurrence in Yenagoa, the state capital, stormed the corps members’ residence along the School Road in Swali and shot three of them.
While two of the victims were confirmed dead at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Yenagoa.
According to The Nation, Popoola was shot dead on the spot; Onokpoma died at the FMC while Gbenga was receiving treatment for gunshot wounds at the medical centre.
The Bayelsa State Government through the office of the Commissioner for Youth Development, Mr. Udengs Eradiri and the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), Central Zone, condemned the gruesome murder of the corps members.
Eradiri and the IYC Chairman, Tare Porri, led a high-powered delegation of Governor Seriake Dickson’s aides on youths to pay a condolence visit to the state Coordinator, NYSC, Bolade Loto in Yenagoa.
Olamide is a 30-year old graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife.