A 55-year-old man, identified as Abdulhamid Muhammad, has died after falling into a well while trying to rescue his sheep in Kano state.
According to reports, Muhammad sadly lost his life after he drowned while trying to rescue a sheep that had fallen into the well.
The sad incident happened 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 confirmed the incident.
“We received a distress call from Danbatta fire station through one Malama Ummi, 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.”He added.
In other news, a man identified as Murtala Muhammad, was rescued by men of the Kano State Police Command after being locked up in a room by his father for 30 years.
The development came after the police rescued one Ibrahim Lawan, a man held captive by his father for 15 years in the same city.
Muhammad, a resident of Kofar Fada in Rogo Local Government Area of Kano State, was rescued by the police and Human Rights Network on Thursday.
Comrade AA Haruna Ayagi, Executive Director of Human Rights Network, said Muhammad was 25 years old when he was locked up in the house.
The 55-year-old victim was said to have been chained because he is mentally ill.