Joseph Adebayo, a corps member who went on a picnic to celebrate the end of his service
year, got drowned, on Thursday, inside Gubi river in the outskirts of Bauchi.
The deceased, along with two of his colleagues, had boarded a faulty canoe, which capsized. The two others were rescued by villagers, while Adebayo got drowned.
The corpse of Adebayo, 26, who hails from Ogun state, was recovered on Friday and deposited at the mortuary of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi.