A 37-year-old man, Umar Ayuba has drowned in a well at Kawon Maigari, Nassarawa Local Government Area, Kano State.
The Public Relations Officer of Kano State Fire Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi confirmed the incident to newsmen in Kano.
He explained that, the agency received an emergency call at about 05:20 p.m. from one Mamuda Abdallah, that a man was trapped in a well.
The PRO noted that, a rescue team was quickly mobilized to the scene at about 05:32 p.m.
Saminu maintained that, Ayuba got trapped while retrieving women wrappers that fell into the well.
He added that the victim suffocated due to lack of oxygen.
“Ayuba was brought out of the well unconscious and handed over to Inspector Adamu Sani of Hotoro Police division, who conveyed him to Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital where the doctor on duty confirmed him dead.Follow us on social media