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Hajj: 1,091 Kaduna pilgrims return from Saudi Arabia – Official

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The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board said on Sunday that a total of 1,091 Kaduna pilgrims had returned from Saudi Arabia after performing 2019 Hajj.

The Board Public Relations Officer, Malam Yunusa Abdullahi  announced the arrival of second batch of the state’s pilgrims in a statement issued in Kaduna.

Abdullahi said the airline carrying the pilgrims arrived Kaduna International Airport on Sunday at 4p.m with 545 pilgrims via Max  airline, while 546 had earlier arrived.

He disclosed that the  expected date of next flight was August 28,  via Max Airline

Abdullahi said all pilgrims would be given five litres of Zamzam water while claiming their luggage at Hajj Transit Camp, Mando, Kaduna.

The Nigeria News Agency report that a  total of 3,544 pilgrims performed hajj from Kaduna State this year.

Edited by Chioma Ugboma/Felix Ajide

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