15,193 Nigerians On board 31 Flights Head For Pilgrimage In Saudi Arabia

15,193 Nigerians On board 31 Flights Head For Pilgrimage In Saudi Arabia

Nigerian Muslims on board 31 flights have been taken to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage. The 15,193 Nigerians Muslims departed from the FCT, Oyo, Osun, Ogun, Gombe, Katsina, Kano, Kaduna, Nasarawa, Kebbi, Kwara, Kogi, Sokoto, Zamfara, and Lagos states, according to a Daily trust report. Meantime, more Nigerian pilgrims, especially from

Nigerian Muslims on board 31 flights have been taken to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage.

The 15,193 Nigerians Muslims departed from the FCT, Oyo, Osun, Ogun, Gombe, Katsina, Kano, Kaduna, Nasarawa, Kebbi, Kwara, Kogi, Sokoto, Zamfara, and Lagos states, according to a Daily trust report.

Meantime, more Nigerian pilgrims, especially from Lagos, left Madinah for Makkah on Sunday to observe Umrah before the obligatory Hajj.

Hajj is one of the important pillars for Muslim faithful’s who have financial and physical capacities.

Alhassan Yaqub, the Chief Imam of Nigeria Police Force (NPF), advised Nigerian pilgrims to honour Madinah, the city of Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by relating with one another with decorum.

Yaqub, who is one of National Ulama Team to 2019 Hajj, gave the advice yesterday during a brief orientation session with pilgrims from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

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