62-year-old man drowns in well in Kwara

 
Sat May 21st, 2022 - Kwara
 

A 62-year-old man identified as Ibrahim Tajudeen, has been recovered dead from a domestic well in the Ilorin metropolis, Kwara State on Friday.

Tribune Online gathered that the incident occurred around 08:08 pm on Friday at a community located behind Olayemi hospital, off Airport road, Gbagba area in the metropolis.

It was also gathered that people in the neighborhood learnt of the development when they discovered that there was a person trapped inside their domestic well.

The Head of Department, Media and Publicity of the state Fire Service, Hassan Adekunle, who confirmed the incident, said that, the people quickly summoned us and thankfully we arrived promptly at the scene exactly five minutes after the “turn out call”.

“However, immediately we got to the scene, we fully engaged and within some couple of minutes, we were able to recover the casualty dead and handed the corpse over to one Mr. Onawole Najeem, his elder brother.

“Based on information gathered at the scene, the victim name was Ibrahim Tajudeen.


“Therefore, The Director, Kwara State Fire Service, Prince Falade John Olumuyiwa, expressed his sadness over the incident and advised the general public to be more vigilant in thier neighborhoods to prevent similar occurrences.”

 
 

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source: Tribune