Teenager drowns in Kano pond

The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of a 14-year-old boy, Abdullahi Abdulrahaman, after drowning in a pond popularly called “promise” at Kabuga Quarter in Kano.

The Public Relations Officer of the Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, in a statement on Saturday said the victim went to take his bath on Friday when he drowned.

He said, “We received a distress call at about 05:16 pm from one Muhammad Kabiru and immediately sent our rescue team to the scene at about 05:23 pm.”

Abdullahi disclosed that Abdulrahaman was, however, brought out of the pond dead and his corpse has been handed over to the ward head of Tudun Yola Quarters, Malam Hamza Sani, for burial.

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