6th September, 2015
No fewer than 3,887 pilgrims have been transported for the 2015 hajj from Sultan Abubakar International Airport, Sokoto, Alhaji Aminu Adamu, a member of Zamfara Task Force on Hajj, has said.
Adamu told NAN in Sokoto on Sunday that the pilgrims were transported in five flights by Max Airline.
He said that all the pilgrims were already in the holy land preparing for the hajj rituals.
According to him, the pilgrims are in good health as effective health care services have been put in place to meet their health care needs.
He said that the remaining 350 pilgrims would soon be airlifted to the holy land.