1,598 Pilgrims transported returned to Katsina country


The  said 1,598 Pilgrims have up to now been transported returned domestic after performing the Hajj 2017, according the Katsina Pilgrims Welfare Board.


The Board’s Public members of the family Officer, Badaru Bello, told the information enterprise of Nigeria (NAN) in telephone interview on Thursday that the pilgrims have been transported in 3 flights.



“The pilgrims have been airlifted again home from the Holy land in three flights,” he said.

“the first flight came with 500 pilgrims whilst the second one and 1/3 flights came with 538 pilgrims and 560 pilgrims respectively.

“The board is looking forward to the fourth flight with 500 pilgrims on Friday, Sept. 15.

“The airlift of the pilgrims from the Holy land to Nigeria can be carried out in 10 flights as four,920 pilgrims finished this yr’s Hajj from the country, “he stated.

Mr. Bello stated that all the pilgrims have been in top circumstance of fitness as they went to the Holy with a ready scientific crew.

He said that all the Pilgrims that back to domestic came with their luggage as they complied with the directive on forty five Kg per man or woman.

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