IN THIRD PLACE
Sule Mallam Hamza -3rd Prize Winner
When Sule Mallam Hamza set out to the village river for take his bath, he had no clue he was on a mission to save a life.
On that fateful day, Sule, his younger brother Musa and some of his friends set out to the river to take their bath when they met a group of young children playing in the shallow edge of the river. Amongst them, a little boy was lured by the others to go to deep side of the river. And there, he began to drown while the others were laughing and having fun not realizing the impending doom. Sule who had seen the incident from a distant realized the little boy was drowning and instinctively swam to him to rescue him not minding his poor swimming skills.
By the time, Sule reached the little boy; the boy had drunk so much water while struggling to stay afloat. In the course of rescuing the boy, Sule almost got drowned as the boy’s survival fist was too intense to be controlled. Nevertheless, he succeeded to rescue the little boy to the riverbank where first aid was administered to release water from his stomach. The boy vomited so much water.