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General News of Sunday, 17 June 2018

Source: yen.com.gh

Young soldier dies a day after graduating

YEN.com.gh has sighted a post by a Facebook user announcing the sad demise of a young soldier Yakubu who died just a day after passing out.

The post was made by Mubarak A J Saagbul on Thursday. Checks by YEN.com.gh on the post on Facebook, indicate that the soldier had passed out in the first week on June this year, perhaps on June 6, 2018.

Though YEN.com.gh cannot say when exactly Yakubu died, it is believed that the death might have occurred on June 7.

He died through an accident when he was being transported to his unit of service at the back of a truck, according to Mr. Saagbul Mr. Saagbul sadly wrote on Facebook: “You chose the career of your dream.

Just a day after passing out, you lose your life. What an anticlimax to a hopeful life. May Allah bless you with rest my brother.”

This post has garnered reactions from some social media users who are shocked at the news, and some of them have said they do not want to accept that Yakubu was gone.