Usman Magaji, a 14-year-old boy from Kano state, perished after falling into open water in Kumbotso Local Government Area.
Saminu Yusuf Abdullahi, a spokesman for the Kano State Fire Service, said his crew rescued the victim unconscious, but he was subsequently declared dead.
“On Friday, April 1, 2022, at about 07:55 a.m., our formation at Kafar Nassarawa received an emergency call from Magaji Muhd Inuwa,” Abdullahi said.
“He reported an incident at Mariri Farawa, which is located behind the Kumbotso Local Government Area police station.
“When our men from the Rescue Unit arrived to the scene at 08:11 a.m., they discovered a 14-year-old child named Usman Magaji who had fallen into open water.