The event occurred in the afternoon of Monday, according to Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, the Public Relations Officer of the Kano State Police Command, who issued a statement on Tuesday.
According to the statement,
“At around 02:05 p.m., we received an emergency contact from one Alkasim Ibrahim, and at approximately 02:20 p.m., we dispatched our rescue team to the area.”
The small child was eventually declared deceased after being taken out of the well unconscious, according to the statement.
The remains of the deceased girl were handed over to Isma’ila Yusuf, the ward head of Kofar Waika, according to the PPRO.
He also stated that the matter is being investigated.