Man, 25, drowns in pond

Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of a 25-year-old man, Sani Alassan after drowning in a pond at Saye in Bichi Local Government Area of the state.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, on Monday in Kano.

“We received a distress call from one ASP Muhammed Zakarain of Bichi Fire Station at about 1:35 pm, on Sunday afternoon about the incident.

“On receiving the information, we deployed our rescue team to the scene at about 2:15 pm and Alassan was, however, brought out of the water dead,” he said.

He said that the corpse had been handed over to the deceased’s father one Malam Alhassan Muhammed.

The spokesman said that the cause of the death was being investigated.

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