12 Year old dies in open water in Kano state
A 12 -year-old boy, Yusuf Badamasi, has been confirmed dead in open water at Kureken Sani, Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State on Tuesday.
This is contained in a statement issued to newsmen by Alhaji Saminu Yusuf, Public Relations Officer of the Kano State Fire Service.
“We received a distress call from inspector Isyaku Aliyu at about 08:57a.m.
“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 9:05a.m to bring the corpse out of the water.
“Badamasi’s corpse was handed over to Inspector Aliyu Umar of Mariri police division,’’ Yusuf said.
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The PRO said the cause of the incident was still under investigation.
He advised parents to caution and stop their wards from going to open water to swim.