Girl drowns in Jigawa well
“Nobody can ascertain how the deceased fell into the well as we just received a distress call that she had fallen into the well in their home.
”We quickly sent our rescue team which rescued her unconscious and she was later confirmed dead at the hospital.”
He said that the deceased’s corpse had since been handed over to her parents for burial.
The director advised parents who have wells in their homes to raise their height and provide covers for them to protect their children and wards.
According to him, the agency will continue to sensitise the public on how best to use wells at homes. (NAN)