Nine-year-old Boy Drowns In A Well In Kano State
By Wisdom Peter,
Report reaching Brainnewsradio has it that a boy of nine-year-old by name, Haliru Abdullahi, drowned on Monday in an open well at Kofar Kudu in Gaya Local Government Area of Kano State.
Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, the spokesman of the Kano State Fire Service, disclosed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), saying that the sad incident happened at about 9:00 a.m when the deceased was playing along with his friends close to the well.
According to The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Mohammed said, “We received a distress call in the early hours of today (Monday) from a ward head, Hamza Abdullahi, at about 9:00 am that a boy had fallen into a well.
“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 9:40 a.m.
“Abdullahi was rescued unconscious and later confirmed dead.
“His corpse was handed over to the Ward Head, Hamza Abdullahi.”
The Spokesman advised parents, who have wells in their homes, to raise their height and provide them with lids so as to prevent recurrence of such incidents – NTA reports.