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The Kaduna State Pilgrims Welfare Board has said that a total of 5,286  pilgrims have so far been transported back home in 10 flights since the end of the hajj.

The Public Relations Officer of the board, Malam Yunusa Abdullahi, stated this in an interview with the  News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday.

Abdullahi said that a Med-view flight carrying the 12th batch with 449 pilgrims on board, landed at the State International Airport early on Monday morning.

“Med-view Airline is allotted 2,776 pilgrims from the state to be transported back home,’’ he said.

He said Max – Airline had already completed the transportation of the  3,937 pilgrims allotted to it back home.

Abdullahi added that only 1,427 pilgrims were still in Saudi Arabia out of the 6,713 pilgrims that performed hajj from Kaduna State this year.

The airlifting of Kaduna pilgrims back home is expected to end this week.


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