The nation has again lost one of his patriotic citizen in person of former Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brig. Gen. Yusuf Bomoi.
Bomoi died on Monday after a brief illness, an official of the NYSC confirmed.
According to Islamic rites, his funeral rites were conducted the same day in Abuja.
Brigadier General Bomoi was the 13th Director-General who served from October 2004 to January 2009.
The scheme mourned the former director, describing him as a man with unparalleled administrative skills and many achievements.
“Brigadier General Bomoi was the 13th Director-General who served from October 2004 to January 2009 and was credited with many achievements, especially his humane disposition to the welfare of corps members and staff.
“Equally unforgettable were his unparalleled administrative skills in running the affairs of the NYSC as the Director General.
“His death is a great loss not only to the immediate family, but also the NYSC family and the rest of the nation.
“Our thoughts are with his loved ones even as we pray to Almighty Allah to grant him eternal rest, and comfort them in this moment of grief.
“May his soul rest in peace,” it stated.