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A Second Pilgrim From Nigeria Dies In Saudi Arabia

A Second Pilgrim From Nigeria Dies In Saudi Arabia

A Second Pilgrim From Nigeria Dies In Saudi Arabia

A Second Pilgrim From Nigeria Dies In Saudi Arabia

Hasiya Aminu, a traveler from Kaduna State, was verified to have died by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria.

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Her tent neighbors said she passed away in her sleep soon after arriving from Mount Arafat.

According to Dr. Usman Galadima, Chief of Operations and Head of the Nigerian Medical Mission, there was no known cause of death for the woman.

He claimed that Aminu’s family had already been notified of her passing and that she would be buried in accordance with Islamic customs.

A Second Pilgrim From Nigeria Dies In Saudi Arabia

Aminu is the second pilgrim that has died during the 2022 Hajj operations.

Hajiya Aisha Ahmed from Keffi in Nasarawa state died also last week after a brief illness and was buried in Makkah.

The stay on Arafat throughout the day is a compulsory rite for each pilgrim to fulfill to make Hajj.

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Nigerian pilgrims were among the over one million performing the 2022 Hajj operations in Arafat.

The Arafat is the place where Prophet Muhammed delivered his last sermon on a Friday prior to his death.


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