Tragedy: Tricyclist drowns in Kano river


Tragedy: Tricyclist drowns in Kano river

August 31, 2022

A 25-year-old man, Ammar Ibrahim, has drowned in a river at Tattarawa village, in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of Kano State.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the State Fire Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, on Wednesday in Kano.

Abdullahi said the incident occurred Aug. 30.

“We received an emergency call at about 11:34a.m. from one Muhammad Sani and we sent our rescue team to the scene at about 11:55a.m.

“The tricycle operator, who was on his way back to Kano, parked at the road side near a river with the intention of washing the tricycle, but unfortunately slid into the river.

“He made several efforts to escape but he became helpless,” Abdullahi said.

He said that the late Ibrahim was brought out of the water unconscious and was later confirmed dead.

Abdullahi said the corpse had been handed over to Insp. Jerry Mathew of Dawakin Tofa Police Division. (NAN)