Man drowns in Kano pond

Man drowning in water. Slow motion.

A 23-year-old man, Aminu Abdullahi, has drowned while bathing in a pond at Hotoro Quarters in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State.

The Public Relations Officer, Kano State Fire Service, Mr Saidu Mohammed, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria, on Friday in Kano.

Mohammed said that the incident happened in the morning hours when the deceased went to take his bath.

“We received a distress call today from one Mr Habila John, at 8.30 a.m., that Abdullahi’s body was found floating in a pond.

“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at 8.35 a.m., where we recovered Abdullahi’s dead body,” the PRO said.

Mohammed advised parents and ward heads to stop children from going to take their bath in any open water because of the danger involved in doing so.

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