Our intending pilgrims in high spirit, eager to perform Hajj — Kano govt

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Kano state government has said that its, 3,110 intending pilgrims are in high spirit and ready to perform the 2024 Hajj in Saudi Arabia.

The head of Kano Media Team for this year’s Hajj, Ibrahim Garba Shuaibu, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.

According to him, the pilgrims are led by the Deputy Governor of Kano State Comr. Aminu Abdussalam Gwarzo who also serves as the Amirul Hajj for this year’s Hajj.

He said Gwarzo wasu accompanied by top government officials, including the Director General of the State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Lamin Rabiu Danbappa, the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Yusuf Jibril Falgore, and other dignitaries.

According to Shuaibu, the Kano contingents are receiving a good treatment by the state government to ensure a seamless Hajj exercise.

According to Shuaibu, the Kano pilgrims who were airlifted to Saudi Arabia via Max Air, with the last batch departing from Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) last Saturday, were seen off by management and board members of the pilgrims board, as well as team leaders of various communities constituted by Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf.

He disclosed that the intending pilgrims had been provided with comfortable accommodation and quality meals in Mecca.

“The Kano State government has also established a medical team to provide quality healthcare services to the pilgrims as needed.

“The intending pilgrims are in high spirits and are eager to perform the Hajj rituals,” he said.

He explained that he intending pilgrims had spent four days in Medina, where they visited important sites, including the Prophet’s Mosque and the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

“They have since departed for Mecca, where they will perform the Umrah and await the Arafat exercise, which will take place next week.

“This year’s Hajj exercise is particularly significant for Kano State, as it marks a major milestone in the state’s efforts to support its citizens in performing this important religious duty.

“The Kano State government has demonstrated its commitment to the well-being of its citizens, and this gesture is a testament to that commitment.

“The Kano State government’s support for the pilgrims is a testament to its commitment to the well-being of its citizens. The government has gone above and beyond to ensure that the pilgrims have a seamless and spiritual experience, and this gesture is a reflection of its dedication to the people of Kano State.

“As the pilgrims journey through the holy cities of Mecca and Medina, they are being accompanied by the prayers and well-wishes of their fellow citizens back home. The people of Kano State are proud of their pilgrims, and they are eagerly awaiting their return, when they will be welcomed back with open arms and celebrated for their spiritual achievement,” Shuaibu concluded.

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