An 11-year-old boy,Musa Abdullahi, has died in a traditional well on the outskirts of Lamire village in Garko Local Government area of Kano State.
Alhaji Saidu Muhammed,who is the Public Relations Officer of the State Fire Service, confirmed that the incident occurred on Thursday when Abdullahi was walking along the area and all of a sudden fell into the well ,in a statement issued on Friday.
“We received a distress call from one Malam Muhammad at about 10:30 am. On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 10:45 am.
“The corpse was removed from the well and handed over to the ward head of Lamire village, Alhaji Abdul Dalbatu”, explained the PRO in Kano.
Muhammad,however, implored members of the public to fill up old wells that had been abandoned, to evade unexpected circumstances.