Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Nigerian Female Pilgrim Falls To Death In Saudi-Arabia

A female pilgrim from Bauchi State has
fallen from the 11th floor of a building and
died in Medina, Saudi Arabia.
Vice Chairman, Bauchi State Amirul Hajj
team, Alhaji Yahaya Miya, confirmed the
incident in Bauchi, Monday, at Hajj camp in
Games Village, while fielding questions
from newsmen before the departure of the
sixth set of pilgrims to Gombe International
Airport.
He said: "When we received the
information, we investigated the incident
and confirmed that one of our pilgrims
called Adama Habibu, from Gamawa Local
Government Area, fell from 11th floor of a
building and died in Saudi Arabia."

Yahaya Miya, Speaker of Bauchi State's
House of Assembly, said Bauchi State
Government and the Hajj team had
condoled with the family of the deceased
and assured that all Bauchi State pilgrims
were in good condition.

He reiterated the commitment of the Amirul
Hajj team to ensure adequate welfare for
the pilgrims.

Vanguard

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