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9-year-old girl drowns in Jigawa well


A nine-year-old girl identified as Hassana Aliyu of Kasarau Yamma quarters in Dutse, Jigawa, has lost her life after falling into a well.

Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN), in Dutse on Friday, the Director, Jigawa State Fire Directorate, Alhaji Ahmed Danyaro, said the incident occurred at about 1:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Danyaro said: ”Nobody can ascertain how the deceased fell into the well as we just received a distress call that she has fallen into the well in their home.

”On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team which rescued her unconscious and later confirmed her dead at the hospital.”

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He said that the deceased’s corpse had since been handed over to her parents for burial.

Speaking further, the director urged parents who have wells in their homes to raise their height and provide covers for them to protect their children.

According to him, the agency will continue to sensitize the public on how best to use wells at homes.

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Young graduate crushed to death by lorry in Edo State (Photos)

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A young graduate of the Auchi Federal Polytechnic in Edo state, lost his life after he was involved in a fatal accident which left others injured.

According to local reports, the deceased identified as Ehis, was crushed to death after a lorry fell on his Lexus car on Saturday, January 26th at Ewu Hills, Benin-Auchi express road in Edo.
It was gathered that some other occupants in the vehicle including friends of the deceased, were rescued alive.

It was learnt that Ehis was a graduate of Building technology, who passed out from the institution last year 2018 and was awaiting his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) this year before the unfortunate incident which claimed his life.

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His corpse has since been deposited at the mortuary while his injured friends are recuperating at the hospital.

Below is a graphic photo of Ehis’ lifless body in the crushed vehicle,


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