The death of a boy identified as Usman Kabiru of Walawa quarters in Ringim local government area has been confirmed by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps.
The report had it that the 15-year-old died after he drowned in a river.
The incident was confirmed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Sc Adamu, in Dutse.
He stated that about 10hrs of Monday, “one Usman Kabiru, 15 year of Walawa Quarters, Ringim local government met his death at Katifila river of Ausar Area, Ringim after he together with his friends went the river for swimming.”
Shehu further stated that the deceased Usman Kabiru is a JSS 3 student at Abdullahi Mai Masallaci Secondary School, Ringim.
He stated that when the victim was swimming, he drowned and his body is yet to be recovered.
Shehu said NSCDC personnel and the fire service are working to recover the remains of the deceased.
He, therefore, urged parents and guardians to take good care of their wards.