A 22-year-old man, Yusuf Abdullahi, drowned while bathing in a pond at Danhassan, in the Kura Local Government Area of Kano State.
It was gathered that the incident occurred on Sunday afternoon when emergency responders were contacted.
Public Relations Officer, Kano State Emergency Service, Saidu Mohammed, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Kano on Sunday.
“We received a distress call on Sunday afternoon from one Malam Sadi Ibrahim, at about 03:31 p.m., that Abdullahi’s body was found floating in a pond.
“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 03:42 p.m.
“He was brought out and handed over to the village head of Garin Kaya, Alhaji Aminu,” he said.