A 50-year-old man, Abdulhamid Muhammad, has died in a well at Sha’iskawa village in Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State.
The Public Relations Officer of the state’s Fire Service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed disclosed this in a statement released to newsmen on Tuesday in Kano, NAN reports.
According to the statement, the incident occurred on Tuesday morning when the deceased went to rescue his sheep that fell inside a well.
“We received a distress call from Danbatta fire station through one Malama Ummi Muhammad at about 4.37 a.m.
“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 4.42 a.m.
“Muhammad‘s corpse was removed from the well and taken to Danbatta General Hospital,” Mohammed said.
He also advised the public to stop putting themselves in danger, but to request an emergency service by calling the following numbers: 08107888878, 08098822631, 07051246833, and 07026026400 in an emergency situation.