Sad story - 5 Nigerian pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

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According to the Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, Abdullahi Mohammed, Five Nigerian pilgrims to this year’s hajj in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, have died, we gather.

Mr. Mohammed, who spoke at the 2017 pre-Arafat meeting with Hajj stakeholders, however, declined to disclosed the identities of thelate pilgrims as well as the circumstances that led to their death.He said such information could only be disclosedafter their families had been appropriately informed. The NAHCON chair pleaded with the media to withhold the details so as not to further devastate the families of the affected pilgrims.

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