Nigeria

Firemen rescue 60-year-old man trapped in Kano well

The Kano State Fire Service has rescued a 60-year old man, Adamu Manjo, trapped in a well at Dandishe Quarters in the Dala Local Government Area of the state.

Saminu Abdullahi, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the service, stated this in a statement he signed and released to reporters on Monday in Kano.

Mr Abdullahi explained in the statement that the incident happened on Monday morning.

“We received a distress call from one Zakari Abdulkadir at about 10:02 a.m., and immediately; we sent our rescue team to the scene at about 10:11 a.m.,” he said.

He said that Mr Manjo was hired 0 by Abubakar Shehu-Musa to dig out sand for him but he got trapped in the well.

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Mr Abdullahi added that the victim was brought out from the well alive and had been handed over to Abubakar Shehu-Musa of Dandishe Quarters.

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