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A 10-year-old boy drowned in Buji Local Government Area of Jigawa state

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A 10-year-old boy drowned in Buji Local Government Area of Jigawa on Saturday.

This was confirmed yesterday in Dutse by the spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa, CSC Adamu Shehu.

He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the boy went swimming in a pond in Lelen Kudu village alongside his friends when he drowned.

He said, the corpse was immediately handed over to the parents and cautioned parents to warn their children against swimming in flooded ponds and rivers.

Shehu also told NAN that the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps recovered the body of an abandoned baby girl at a roadside in Hadejia Local Government Area of the state.

He said residents discovered the body yesterday at the Kandahar Quarters.

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