At least five persons have died in a boat mishap on Sunday at Kanwa Dam in Madobi LGA of Kano state.
The Kano State Fire Service said six passengers survived the accident.
Saminu Abdullahi, public relations officer of the Kano fire service, confirmed the boat mishap to NAN.
“The incident occurred on April 22, at about 5:40pm,” he said.
“There are 11 persons on the boat, six were rescued alive, while five were rescued in an unconscious state.
“Names of those that lost their lives in the mishap are Abdulrazak Nabara, 40; Dalha Muktar-Atamma, 40; Mustapha Ibrahim, 45; Umar Isah, 35, and Umar Idris, 35.”
The PRO said the victims were from Fagge local government area of the state.
He added that an investigation into the accident had commenced and the findings would be made public upon completion.
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