- Two brothers have been sent to their early grave in their attempt to recover their phone from a pit toilet
- According to reports, the brothers died in a pit toilet at the Aku Village in Gaya LGA of Kano state while trying to get their cellphone that fell into the toilet
- Meanwhile, the spokesman of the Kano state fire service, Saminu Abdullahi, confirmed the sad incident through a statement
A 30-year-old man, Haruna Abdullahi and 45-year-old Adamu Danjummai died in a pit toilet at Aku Village in Gaya Local Government Area of Kano State while making efforts to recover a cell phone.
It was the third pit toilet death in the state, in similar circumstances.
PM News reports that the public relations officer of the Kano state fire service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, made this disclosure through a statement in Kano.
What really happened
Abdullahi said the incident occurred on Sunday morning, May 1.
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“We received an emergency call from Gaya Fire Station at about 07:15 a.m. from one Ali Ahmed, that two men had been trapped inside a pit toilet.
“We immediately sent our rescue team to the scene at about 07:25 a.m."
The brothers were brought out of the pit latrine unconscious and later confirmed dead.
Their corpses were handed over to the village head of Aku, Adamu Isyaku.
The PPRO said that Abdullahi entered the toilet with the intention to pick up his cellphone when he fell inside and got trapped, his brother Danjummai went inside to rescue him and he also got trapped.
Tragedy as 40-year-old man dies trying to recover phone from septic tank
A 40-year-old-man identified as Muazu Garba, on Thursday lost his life in a failed attempt to recover his mobile phone, which fell into a pit toilet at Jirgiya Quarters, Nassarawa Local Government Area of Kano State.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the spokesman for the Kano State Fire Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, on Thursday, April 28, in Kano, The Punch reports.
Abdullahi, who confirmed the sad incident disclosed the incident occurred on Thursday afternoon.
Gunmen kill 65-year-old man in Imo, displays body parts at primary school
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Onyeokwu was killed and his head cut off by the criminals who went ahead to display the head at the primary school in Ubudom Atta community, Njaba LGA.
In December 2021, some yet-to-be-identified gunmen also abducted a monarch and later dumped his corpse at the market square.