23rd August, 2017
Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, Nasarawa State Amirul Hajj, said on Tuesday that the 1,120 pilgrims from the state had arrived in Saudi Arabia and were in good condition.
Balarabe-Abdullahi said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia.
He expressed satisfaction with the successful arrival of the last batch of the Muslim pilgrims in Medina, Saudi Arabia.
He urged the pilgrims to adhere strictly to the laws of the Saudi Government, to ensure a hitch-free exercise.
According to him, “the first batch of the pilgrims are expected to leave Medina on Wednesday to Mecca in continuation of the Hajj’’.
The Amirul Hajj said that the pilgrims would continue to pray for the unity and peace of the country.
NAN reports that on Aug. 16, the 256 first batch from the state arrived in the Holy Land to perform this year’s pilgrimage .