Man Dies Inside Soakaway In Trying To Rescue His Phone In Kano


One Mu’azu Garba in Kano State has allegedly died while trying to rescue his mobile phone from a soakaway (septic tank).

The incident happened on Thursday at Jigirya, in the Nassarawa local government area of the state.

The sad development was disclosed in a statement by the spokesman for Kano State Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi.

Narrating the event in the state, Abdullahi said the agency received a distressed call on Thursday at about 1:35 pm from one Abbas Abubakar, that a man had been trapped inside a soakaway.

He said the 40-year-old man was making attempts to bring out his mobile phone that fell inside the soakaway but could not come out of the pit.

We immediately sent our rescue team to the scene at about 1:45 p.m,” Abdullahi said.

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He, however, said the victim was brought out of the septic tank already dead, and his corpse was handed over to the ward head of Jigirya, Nuhu Adamu.

According to report we understands that Garba was using his mobile phone in the toilet when it fell inside and he went down to get it from the sewer.

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