First batch of 550 Jigawa Pilgrims set to depart for Nigeria 

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Press Release

After the completion of the Hajj exercise, the first batch of Jigawa State pilgrims is set to depart for Nigeria. The Director General of the board Alhaji Ahmad Umar Labbo when inspecting the movement of the Pilgrims to Jeddah expressed his happiness and gratitude to Allah.

When addressing the Pilgrims at their hotel, he said ” “Let me start by expressing my happiness and gratitude to Allah for the successful Hajj exercise. On behalf of the Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board, I thank you for your cooperation throughout this year’s Hajj exercise and I wish you a safe journey back home. and I urged you to reciprocate what you learn here which is patience, tolerance and helping each other”.

The Director said that the board has already released the names of the second flight this Wednesday and they were asked to perform their last Tawaf after the Asr prayer and after the Isha’i prayer they will start moving to Jeddah. He added that “Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board is committed to providing the best to the state Pilgrims.”

He thanked the governor of Jigawa State Mallam Umar Namadi FCA for his support to the board and the Pilgrims for this year’s Hajj exercise.

Murtala Usman Madobi 


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