The Chairman of NAHCON, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, stated this during a working visit to Mutawif for Pilgrims from African non-Arab countries in Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The pilgrims, including over 95,000 Nigerians, are expected to spend the whole of Monday in provided tents in Mina.
The commission’s Chairman, Abdullahi Muhktar, gave the threat while inspecting catering and accommodation services for pilgrims on Wednesday in Mina, Saudi Arabia
A Vanguard photographer, Lamidi Bamidele, was at the scene of the stampede
He said the contingents would be accommodated at the Niger State College of Education for easy access to the games village and competitions venues
A Saudi official, Marwan Zubaidi, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Makkah that pilgrims’ transportation to Mina on the way to Arafat would begin on Saturday night