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A 45-year-old Kano state tanker driver, Dahiru Aliyu has reportedly suffocated to death in his tanker .
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the incident happened on Monday morning when Aliyu entered one of the compartments of his vehicle with a container and foam to mop up spilled fuel, but did not come out alive.
Confirming the incident , Kano State Fire Service said Aliyu got suffocated and died inside the tanker in an incident which occurred at at Hotoro NNPC depot.
The Public rlRelations Officer of the fire Service Alhaji Saminu Abdullah in a statement on Tuesday. said “The incident happened on Monday morning. We received a distress call from one Shu’aibu Muhammad at about 10.59 a.m., and we sent our rescue team to the scene immediately,’’
He added that Aliyu entered one of compartments with a container and foam to mop up spilled fuel when he got suffocated and died.
“The petrol tanker has DKD 411 XF as its registration number,’’ Abdullahi stated.