The environs of Sheika Road in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State was thrown into mourning after a boy identified as Shuaibu Musa drowned while bathing in a pond called “Ramin Tasiu”.
The spokesperson of the state Fire Service, Saidu Mohammed, while speaking with NAN on Wednesday stated that the incident took place on Tuesday when the 10-year-old went to take his bath.
“We received a distress call from one Malam Abdullahi Naguru at 03:15 p.m. that Musa’s body was found floating in the water.”
“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at 03:30 p.m.”
“Musa was found dead and his corpse was handed over to his father, Alhaji Musa Ya’u,” he said.
Mohammed took the opportunity to call on the public, especially parents to stop children from going into open water for the safety of their lives.