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  • News - North West - Kano
  • Updated: June 28, 2022

Hajj: Kano First Batch Of Intending Pilgrims Leave For Saudi Arabia

Four hundred and five intending pilgrims have left for Saudi Arabia in this year's maiden Hajj flight on Tuesday.

While bidding them farewell, the state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje who was represented by his deputy, Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, urged them to be good ambassadors of the country by obeying the laws of the holy land.

He reminded them to conduct themselves according to the tenets and enlightenment guide about the Hajj exercise taught them for about eighteen months.

The Governor, in a statement signed by the chief press secretary to the Deputy Governor, Hassan Musa Fagge assured that the State  has made adequate arrangements for their welfare, security and comfort right from Nigeria up to the holy land.

He however called on the intending pilgrims to pray for the country to overcome the security challenges bedevilling it.

Also speaking, the Executive Secretary of the State Pilgrims Board, Muhammad Abba Dambatta appreciated the support given by the Governor towards provision of adequate accommodation to enhance the welfare and comfort of the pilgrims during the Hajj exercise.

Dambatta also explained that the departing 405 intending pilgrims from the State would land in Madinah.

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A'isha Ahmad
A'isha Ahmad

Kano based Nigerian  Broadcast journalist, writer, reseacher. You can reach out via [email protected]

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