Hajj: First Batch of Nigerian Pilgrims Return

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First return flight carrying 485 pilgrims from the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, and 11 officials, has landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja.

The aircraft landed in Abuja at exactly seventeen minutes after noon today.

The flight took off from King Abdulaziz International Airport in Saudi Arabia, at ten o’clock in the morning Saudi time.

Meanwhile, about three hundred pilgrims from Gombe State have departed King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah to Gombe at about five zero five this evening, Saudi time.

About 80,000 Nigerian pilgrims travelled for this year’s Hajj exercise.

Nofiu Busari

 

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