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Hajj 2020: Nigeria Ambersador to KSA Visit NAHCON office in Madina

Written by Muhammad Hassan

By Ishaq Hardawa

The Nigeria Ambersador to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ambaasador Lawal Yahaya has assured the airlift of all intending Pilgrims to the Holy land to perform this years Hajj rites.

Ambersador Lawal Yahaya gave the assurance during an official visit to NAHCON Madina Office to assess this years Hajj operations.

He expressed satisfaction with what NAHCON has achieved so far and called for more in serving the guest of Allah

Ambersador Lawal Yahaya explained that this years Hajj operations is a special one, after two years without Hajj due to COVID-19 pandemic.

The Nigeria Ambassador to Saudi Arabia charged NAHCON staff to rededicate themselves to their duties for efficient service delivery.

Ambassador Lawal Yahaya further reiterate the commitment of the Nigeria embassy in the kingdom to give NAHCON all the support needed to carry out its responsibilities effectively.

The Nigeria Ambersador use the occasion to appeal to the Nigerian Pilgrims to pray for Nigeria to overcome it numerous challenges

In a remark, the NAHCON Madina coordinator Alhaji Ibrahim Idris Mahmoud commended the Nigeria Ambassador for finding time to visit NAHCON Madina Office.

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris said so far , over twenty five thousands Pilgrims in sixty flights have arrived the kingdom.

The NAHCON Madina coordinator noted that the commission would move all it’s Pilgrims from madina to makka latest by Wednesday 6 July 2022.

Also speaking the NAHCON Chief medical mission Dr Hamidu Liman said the medical mission is recording between one hundred to two hundred patients daily and has referred twenty five patients to Saudi Hospital which were all discharge.

Dr Hamidu liman noted that most of the patients present themselves with illines such as maleria, catarh, and three Pilgrims had fracture as well as a one Pilgrims with mental disorder