A team of officials from the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria ( NAHCON ), has on Friday departed Nigeria to Saudi Arabia as the advance team to receive Nigerian pilgrims observing the 2019 Hajj.
The team travelled from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport Abuja.
The advance team comprises of Medical personnel, Journalists drawn from the national media team and NAHCON staff.
They are expected to coordinate and prepare the ground to receive Nigerian pilgrims scheduled to arrive the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 10th of July.
NAHCON Chairman, Barr Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammed led the management team to escort the advance team to the airport.