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.