The first batch of Pilgrims from Niger State have started their return back home. The Pilgrims from Chanchaga, Mashegu, Magama, Munya and part of Kontagora departed King AbdulAzeez International Airport Jedda at the early hours of today.
According to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Command and Control Center Ummuljudd, Makka Office, Max Air took off with Five Hundred and Forty Three (543) passengers to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja and have landed safely.
The Executive Secretary of the State Pilgrims Welfare Board Alh Umar Makun Lapai who was at the Airport to bid the Pilgrims farewell, congratulated them for been among the few chosen one by Almighty Allah to perform the Pilgrimage and the successful completion of the 2022 Hajj rites.
He prayed to Allah to make it easier to the conclusion of the operation.
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