NLNG Corporate Teamwork banner First bank FinTech summit Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Father, son, die inside well

By News Express on 16/03/2017

Gmail icon

Views: 1,612

•A water well.
•A water well.

A middle-aged man, Malam Umar, and his teenage son, Abubakar, died inside a well they were digging at Gidan-Filani village, near Wamakko in Sokoto State, on Wednesday.

An eye-witness told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Wamakko on Thursday, that the duo had dug up to nine metres when the well suddenly collapsed on Abubakar, who was inside.

The witness said that a distraught Umar jumped into the well to rescue his son, but that none of them came out alive.

Alhaji Abu Maitifas, Secretary, Tippers Drivers Association, (Sokoto Chapter), who visited the scene of the incident, also told NAN that their bodies were later retrieved by personnel of the Sokoto State Fire Service.

He said that the two men, who hailed from Lokobi village in Wamakko Local Government, had been buried.

The Director-General of the Fire Service, Alhaji Ibrahim Dingyadi, confirmed the incident, and described it as “unfortunate”. (NAN)

Source News Express

Posted 16/03/2017 10:04:58 PM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Enugu one of the best in MSMEs performance:...

Nigerians march against Buhari in Lagos

Italian Council withdraws fine imposed on Nigerian migrant...

EFCC nabs another suspect on FBI list, five...

Senate passes bill to move presidential inauguration to...

Mourinho’s future divides Chelsea fans in Ebonyi

Radio Bayelsa, FRCN’s Creek FM go off-air as...

Nigerian journalist detained for two years, denies planning...

NASA announces Mars contest, offers $750,000 reward

Olakunrin’s murder: FG to deploy troops on highways,...

SERAP asks court to compel Buhari to investigate...

Alleged $5m Ganduje bribery: HEDA seeks activation of...

 

Latest News BREAKING: FG, Labour reach agreement on minimum wage implementation Why we can’t make asset declarations of President, others public — CCB Fear grips students as killers lay siege to Otuoke Varsity Notorious kidnapper, 16 others nabbed in Plateau Ihedioha, Okorocha in pension figure battle 3 fake journalists arrested in National Assembly trying to extort Petroleum Minister Sanwo-Olu, Okonkwo parley ASPAMDA, Trade Fair market leaders on infrastructure development Senate investigates N2.5bn NDDC contract inflation Magodo collapsed building: Lagos Govt marks over 100 houses for demolition Buhari orders forensic audit of NDDC operations from 2001 Oyo Governor unveils details of state security architecture •Set to launch vigilante services 35 killed in Saudi Arabia bus crash

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (551,304 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (447,489 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (395,056 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (330,838 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (299,087 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (264,754 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (256,147 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (253,452 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (234,940 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (221,131 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (198,626 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (195,838 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (105) Business & Economy (4,498) Business Verdict (85) Columnists (1,130) Complaints & Requests (96) Enterprise & Opportunities (217) Entertainment (690) Features (833) Global Business Monitor (466) ICT Monitor (66) International (4,086) Interview (204) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (174) Maggie's Blog (448) News (52,762) Opinion (1,396) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,582) Religion (1,111) Sports (2,196) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera