45 years old  tanker driver found dead   inside  petrol compartment in Kano


45 years old  tanker driver found dead   inside  petrol compartment in Kano


By Abdulgafar Oladimeji


45 years old tanker driver ,  Dahiru Aliyu has been found dead inside a petrol tanker compartment in Hotoro quarters, in Kano metropolis.


According to eyewitness account the deceased  was a driver of  the petrol tanker , adding that, Dahiru armed with a jerrycan had  descended into he compartment to fetch  petrol , when the incidence occurred.




The spokesman Kano state Fire service  SFS Saminu Abdullahi Yusuf   , who confirmed the  incidence said “ On Monday 27 December 2021, our formation received rescue call at about 10:59am through Shu’aibu Muhammad, who  reported an incidence  at   Hotoro NNPC deport.


“We turn  out our rescue team to the scene of incident and they arrived at about 11:08am.


“ on their arrival they found that, it was a petrol tanker with registration number DKD 411 XF,  the tanker  driver 45 years old by name Dahiru Aliyu entered one of the compartment with jerrican  and  tried  or to get the remaining fuel inside the compartment in that case he was found unconscious, and later confirmed dead.


“Victim handed over to inspector Bature Pensok of Hotoro police division..


SFS Saminu cautioned resident to always abide with safety measures.

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