Friday, December 2, 2022

Four-year-old girl drowns in Kano well

Tragedy struck residents of Kofar Waika by Masallacin Karmawi, Kano, after a four-year-old girl drowned inside a well.

• May 31, 2022
A well used to illustrate the story
A well used to illustrate the story

Tragedy struck residents of Kofar Waika by Masallacin Karmawi, Kano, after a four-year-old girl drowned inside a well.

A statement by the spokesperson for Kano State Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi, said the incident occurred on Monday afternoon.

“We received an emergency call at about 2:05 p.m. from one Alkasim Ibrahim, and we sent our rescue team to the scene at about 02:20 p.m.,” he said.

Mr Abdullahi added that the little girl brought out of the well unconscious was later confirmed dead.

He said the little girl’s corpse had been handed over to the ward head of Kofar Waika, Isma’ila Yusuf.

Mr Abdullahi said the incident was being investigated.


We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.

More from Peoples Gazette

EFCC chair Abdulrashid Bawa


3,440 Nigerian fraudsters convicted in 2022, says EFCC chairman Bawa

“In terms of prosecution of cases in court, I am glad to inform you that, between January and November 25 this year, EFCC recorded 3,440 convictions.”



One person killed in Enugu road crash: FRSC

One person has been killed in an auto crash within the Enugu metropolis.

Secretary to the state government(SSG) Ibrahim Kashim and Hard Drugs used to illustrate the story.


Widespread use of hard drugs in Bauchi worrisome: SSG

The Bauchi government says it is worried about the widespread sale and use of hard drugs in the state.


Enugu DisCo laments vandals destroying its equipment

EEDC has arrested and handed eight electricity installation vandals to the police for investigation and prosecution.

Akin-George Fashola

Hot news Home top

Lagos begins issuing international driver’s permit

The Lagos government says it will start issuing international driver’s permit effective this month.

Olufunmilayo Balogun-Alexander


Guterres appoints Nigerian Balogun-Alexander UN resident coordinator in Timor-Leste

Ms Balogun-Alexander has more than 30 years of experience working on and leading humanitarian, peace and development projects at a senior level globally.