Contrary to shortage of tents and meal recorded on the first day when the 2023 Hajj pilgrims moved from Makkah to Mina to begin the pilgrimage rites, the situation has improved when the contingents moved to Arafat on Tuesday.
HAJJ REPORTERS reports that there was acute shortage of tents and foods at Mina, situation that subjected thousands of pilgrims into hardship during the first day in Mina
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, through its Chairman/CEO, Bar. Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, condemned the situation and blamed the Saudi companies contracted to provide the services over the unfortunate incident.
However, Hajj Reporters observed that as the pilgrims moved to Arafat, the second day to the commencement of Hajj exercise, there had been improvement in the services.
Our reporter, who went round to observed the situation, saw that foods and tent were enough to serve the over two million guest of Allah that thronged the tented town.
Our reporter observed that as soon as the pilgrims arrive in Arafat from Mina, they were camped ina spacious tents.
It was discovered that as soon as they settled in the tents, breakfast was served to them, which include a pack containing bread, biscuit, peanut and juice.
Few hours later, adequate launched was served to the guest of Allah, which include rice and fruits.
Hajj Reporters also observed that to keep the pilgrims comfortable, enough ice cream and water were served, which was used to cool down the hot wheather that reads 44 degrees as at the time of filing this report.
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