Huzaifa Abdulrashid, a 14-year-old boy, has drowned while bathing in a stagnant pool called “Promise” at Gwarzo Road in Gwale Local Government Area of Kano State.
The spokesman of the Kano State Fire Service, Mr Saidu Mohammed, said that the incident happened on Friday morning when the deceased went to take his bath.
Saidu said that the they received a distress call from one Malam Habibu Ibrahim at about 07:35 a.m. that Abdulrashid’s body was found floating in the water, on receiving the information, they immediately ran to the scene to rescue the victim.
Before the team got to the venue Abdulrashid was gone.
His corpse was handed over to the Ward Head of Dandago, Alhaji Abubakar Sani.
Mohammed therefore advised the general public to be more careful when bathing in open water.