Aminat Abdulkadir: Tears as 17-year-old Girl Drowns in Well in Ilorin

Aminat Abdulkadir: Tears as 17-year-old Girl Drowns in Well in Ilorin

  • The lifeless body of a young girl in Kwara state, who reportedly drowned in a well, a few days ago has been recovered
  • According to reports, the state Fire service recovered her body and removed her corpse on Wednesday, November 10, as soon a distress call was placed through
  • Meanwhile, some policemen present at the scene directed that the fire service hand over the corpse of the girl to her parents

Kwara state, Ilorin- The lifeless body of a 17-year-old girl identified simply as Aminat Abdulkadir, who reportedly drowned in a well four days ago, has been recovered by the Kwara Fire Service.

The Nation reports that the incident occurred at the Aduagba-OkeAdini Alagbado area in the Ilorin East local government area of the state.

Some personnel from the state Fire Service immediately responded to a distress call and removed the corpse of the girl in less than an hour, on Wednesday, November 10.

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Aminat Abdulkadir: 17-year-old Girl drowns in well in Ilorin
Two West African boys on the well. Photo credit: Getty Images
Source: Getty Images

Several residents of the area burst into tears when they saw the lifeless body of Aminat who was a secondary school student.

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The personnel from the state Fire Service recovered the body in the presence of some policemen who immediately ordered that the corpse should be handed over to her parents.

Vanguard also reports that Mr Ajo Habeeb, a Weaver and resident in the area, said the parents of Aminat have been looking for her since three days ago before her dead body was discovered in a well on Wednesday.

The Director of the State Fire Service, Mr Falade Olumuyiwa, described the incident as unfortunate.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Chief Jide Adebayo, a former commissioner for information, youth, sports and culture, in Kwara state (1999), has died.

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It was reported that Adebayo died in a Lagos hospital on Thursday, November 4, at the age of 66 during a brief illness.

The news media stated that retired Maj.-Gen. Lasisi Abidoye, a close friend of Adebayo, confirmed this in a statement on Friday, November 5, in Omu-Aran, Irepodun local government area of Kwara state.

Adebayo, until his death, was the Eesa of Omu-Aran, second-in-command to the traditional ruler of the community.


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