Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board says 872 pilgrims from the state have returned from Saudi Arabia after a successful 2018 Hajj operation.
The Public Relations Officer of the board, Yunusa Abdullahi, said this in a statement in Kaduna on Tuesday.
He said the pilgrims returned home in two flights.
Abdullahi said the first flight brought 560 pilgrims on Sept. 2, while 312 pilgrims returned in the early hours of Tuesday.
He said; “The 312 pilgrims who are mostly from Igabi and Kubau local government areas of Kaduna State returned via Med-View Airline.
“The pilgrims arrived with their luggage and will be given five litres of “Zamzam water” each while claiming their luggage at Hajj Transit Camp, Mando.
“So far, 872 Kaduna State pilgrims have returned home in two flights.”
The News Agency of Nigeria report that a total of 3,238 pilgrims from Kaduna State performed this year’s Hajj operation.