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10-year-old boy drowns in Kano pond

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Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/RayyanAlhassan, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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A 10- year-old boy, Shuaibu Musa, has drowned while bathing in a pond called “Ramin Tasiu” at Sheika Road in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State.

The spokesman of the Kano State Fire Service, Mr Saidu Mohammed, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Kano that the incident happened on Tuesday afternoon when the deceased went to take his bath.

“We received a distress call from one Malam Abdullahi Naguru at about 03:15p.m. that Musa’s body was found floating in the water.

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“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 03:30p.m.

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“Musa was found dead and his corpse was handed over to his father, Musa Ya’u,’’ he said.

Mr Mohammed advised the general public especially parents and ward heads to stop children from going into open water for whatever purpose to save their lives.

NAN

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