Officers of the Kano State Fire Service have rescued a six-year-old boy, Habu Amadu, who fell into a well at Tudun Wada, Lungun Mahauta in Kano city.
Director of Kano State Fire Service, Sagir Madaki, said in Kano on Thursday that the boy fell into the well on Wednesday.
He said the boy was rescued alive from the well and handed to his parents.
Mr Madaki said that a neighbour raised an alarm and informed the state Fire Service that Amadu had fell inside the well.
“Upon receiving the information, we quickly dispatched our secure team and a vehicle to the scene at about 6p.m.,’’ the fire service boss said.
Mr Madaki, therefore, advised parents who have well in their house to put a cover and raise the wall so that children will not be able to climb it or play around the well.