Two Kano Students Drown in Thomas Dam.


Two students of Audu Bako college of agriculture, Makoda, reportedly drowned in Thomas dam on Wednesday in kano state while attempting to cross the dam in a boat.

The public relations officer, kano state fire service, Saminu Abdullahi, confirmed the incident in a statement. He said the victims were identified as Abubakar Sanusi and Salisu Ado.

A third person identified as Ibrahim was rescued alive and is currently receiving medical attention at Dambatta general hospital.

He explained that Sanusi and Salisu were rescued unconscious but were pronounced dead later.

The PRO emphasized that the service had commenced investigation into the cause of the incident.

“On Tuesday 30th April 2024, State Fire Department located in Danbatta local government area received an emergency call at about 15:06 hour from Comrade Ibrahim Muhammad who informed us about the incident.

“Our officers arrived at the scene of incident at about 15:27 hrs. When they arrived, they found three students of Audu Bako College of Agric in Makoda local government who boarded a boat with the intention of crossing, but the boat sank with them.

“By God’s intervention, the boat driver managed to save one of the students named Ibrahim of about 21-year-old and rescued him alive,” the statement said.


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