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Hajj: 1,584 Kaduna Pilgrims Return Home From Saudi Arabia

Hajj: 1,584 Kaduna Pilgrims Return Home From Saudi Arabia

Hajj: 1,584 Kaduna Pilgrims Return Home From Saudi Arabia

Hajj: 1,584 Kaduna Pilgrims Return Home From Saudi Arabia

After undertaking the 2022 Hajj, according to the Kaduna State Pilgrims Welfare Agency, it sent roughly 1,584 pilgrims from Saudi Arabia back home.

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This was said by Malam Salisu Anchau, the agency’s public relations officer, during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Kaduna.

The most recent batch of pilgrims, according to Anchau, arrived at the Kaduna International Airport on Sunday at around 1:52 p.m.

He claims that there are 924 pilgrims still present in Saudi Arabia, and they would be sent back home on the following two planes.

Hajj: 1,584 Kaduna Pilgrims Return Home From Saudi Arabia

He said, however, that two of the state’s pilgrims died while performing the Holy Pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

“We lost two pilgrims -one Asiya Aminu from Zaria Local Government Area who died during Arafat and one Maryam Ahmad from Igabi LGA who died after Arafat,” he said.

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He said the pilgrims who returned home were from Igabi, Zaria, Ikara, Giwa, Soba, Lere, Kagarko, Kaduna North, Kudan, Kaura, Zangon Kataf, and Sanga LGA.

Others were from Kachia, Chikun, Sabon Gari, Kubau, Kauru and Jaba LGAs.

The Kaduna State Pilgrims Welfare Agency said it had transported about 1,584 pilgrims from Saudi Arabia back home after performing the 2022 Hajj.

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The Public Relations Officer of the agency, Malam Salisu Anchau, said this when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Kaduna.

Hajj: 1,584 Kaduna Pilgrims Return Home From Saudi Arabia

Anchau said that the pilgrims were transported in batches adding that the latest batch arrived at the Kaduna International Airport at about 1:52 p.m. on Sunday.

According to him, the remaining pilgrims are 924 in Saudi Arabia, and they are expected to be transported back home in the next two flights.

He said, however, that two of the state’s pilgrims died while performing the Holy Pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

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“We lost two pilgrims -one Asiya Aminu from Zaria Local Government Area who died during Arafat and one Maryam Ahmad from Igabi LGA who died after Arafat,” he said.

He said the pilgrims who returned home were from Igabi, Zaria, Ikara, Giwa, Soba, Lere, Kagarko, Kaduna North, Kudan, Kaura, Zangon Kataf, and Sanga LGA.

Others were from Kachia, Chikun, Sabon Gari, Kubau, Kauru and Jaba LGAs.


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