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10-year-old boy drowns in Jigawa pond

A 10-year-old boy drowned in Buji Local Government Area of Jigawa on Saturday. This was confirmed on Sunday in Dutse by the spokesman of the…

A 10-year-old boy drowned in Buji Local Government Area of Jigawa on Saturday.

This was confirmed on Sunday in Dutse by the spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa State, CSC Adamu Shehu.

He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the boy went swimming in a pond in Lelen Kudu village alongside his friends when he drowned.

“His body was found two hours after he drowned and was pronounced dead by a doctor,’’ Shehu said. (NAN)