Tragedy struck on Tuesday in Dawakin Tofa local government area of Kano state when a 40-year-old man, Muhammad Muhammad, died after drowning in a pond.
The dead body of Muhammad was found floating on top of the pond the next day after intensive search, it was gathered.
According to him, the fire service received a distress call from one Rabiu Abbas, who reported that he had seen a corpse floating in the pond.
He said: “Immediately, we received the distressed call a rescue team was instantly drafted to the area, where the corpse was recovered.”
Mohammed said the retrieved corpse has been deposited at the Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital.