17-year-old girl drowns in Kwara river


A 17-year-old girl, on Thursday, reportedly drowned in Asa river at Harmony Holdings Estate, Kulende area of Ilorin, the Kwara capital.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) some personnel of the State Fire Service discovered the drowned girl and removed her dead body from the river.

Head of Media and Publicity of the fire service, Mr Hakeem Adekunle, while speaking with NAN on the incident, described it as unfortunate.

He said that the identity of the victim had yet to be known, adding, however, that her corpse had been handed over to the divisional police station, ‘D’ division, Kulende, Ilorin.

When contacted, the Public Relations Officer of the state Police Command, Mr Ajayi Okasanmi, stated that he was not yet aware of the incident.

17-year-old girl drowns in Kwara river


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