Nigerian pilgrim Ismaila Musa dies in Saudi Arabia


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By Patience Aliyu

A Nigerian pilgrim on the 2024 Hajj from Plateau State, Ismaila Musa, has passed on in Makka, Saudi Arabia after a brief illness.

The death of Musa was announced in a statement by Alhaji Daiyabu Dauda, the Executive Secretary of Plateau Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board on Tuesday in Jos.

Dauda said that the Musa, who hails from Mangu Local Government Area of the state, died on Tuesday after a brief illness.

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”He was ill and had been on admission at Annur Specialist Hospital in Makka since May 31.

”We wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to his immediate family, the government, and people of Plateau.

”We pray that Allah will accept his hajj, grant him eternal rest, and give his family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss,” Dauda prayed.


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