2018 Hajj : Nigeria Records Four Death
Not more than four Nigerian pilgrims were reported to have died in the course of 2018 Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board lost a female pilgrim, Habiba Muhammad Dogara from Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna state
A statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the Board, Yunusa Muhammad Abdullahi in Makkah said the deceased died at a Hospital in Makkah Saudi Arabia after a brief illness.
Similarly, another Nigerian Muslim pilgrim has been reported dead following a lift accident in his hotel accommodation in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
The head of Nigeria’s National Medical Team (NMT), Ibrahim Kana, who confirmed the death of the pilgrim said details of the tragedy would be released later.
He, however, confirmed that the victim hailed from Niger state.