The Kano State Fire Service on Friday confirmed the drowning of a 15-year-old Halifa Abdulmumini, at Dutsu Village in Gaya Local Government Area of the state.
Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, Public Relations Officer of the fire service, said in a statement in Kano that it received a distress call on the incident at 1.42p.m.
He stated that by 2.10p.m. when fire officers got to the scene, Abdulmumini had been brought out of the water dead.
He added that his corpse had been handed over to the ward head of Dutsu village.
Abdullahi also stated that the actual cause of the drowning was under investigation.