President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebrations.
Buhari also condoled with families, government, pilgrims and Hajj officials over the death of some pilgrims in this year’s exercise.
Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, Abdullahi Muhammad, represented the President at the occasion in Muna on Monday.
The president called on the pilgrims to intensify prayers for Nigeria to overcome all its socio-economic, political and security challenges.
In their welcome address, Chairman, Kano State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Shaykh Abdullahi Pakistan and the Secretary, Muhammad Danbatta, expressed happiness over the performance of NAHCON in this year’s Hajj.
They particularly commended NAHCON for its efforts to meet the yearnings and aspirations of Kano State Pilgrims in the areas of accommodation, transportation and other facilities to ease their Hajj rites.