Few days to POP, female corps member found dead in Abuja hotel

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A female National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member simply identified as Amaka Asikaoguwas found dead in a hotel room in Abuja few days to her Passing Out Parade (POP) following her meeting with a yet to be identified male companion.

According to The Nation, the late Amaka and her male friend checked into the New England Hotel in Abuja on Saturday evening, after which the man ordered food and drinks. Shortly after the two were served their order, the man left the hotel leaving Amaka in the room.

As gathered, the hotel staff who saw the man leaving the hotel asked about the lady (Amaka) that accompanied him, and he assured them that she is fine and was alone in the room.

The hotel workers had nonetheless checked on Amaka by placing a call to her room, which she answered and confirmed that she was fine and alone in the room. She was said to have been alone in the room till the following day.

When it was time to check out, Amaka was nowhere to be found. The management was worried and had to force their way to the room and found Amaka’s lifeless body in the room.

A distant family friend who pleaded anonymity told reporters that her parents had sent her money for rent when she complained that the person she was staying with asked her to leave the house.

The family friend said: “It was like she was waiting for the end of the weekend to get an accommodation before the unfortunate incident happened.”


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