Hajj 2018: Nigerian Pilgrims Set to Begin Return Journey on Monday

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Nigeria pilgrims to this year’s hajj will begin their return journey back home on Monday . The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria announced this Sunday during its post-Arafat meeting in Makkah.
The NAHCON chairman/chief executive Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad said the pilgrims will be ferried back home on first- in, first -out basis.

The 446 Kogi State pilgrims are scheduled to make the first flight back to Nigeria. The pilgrims will depart the King Abdulazeez International Airport Jeddah early Monday morning and arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja in the afternoon today. The Kogi pilgrims were the first batch to be airlifted to Saudi Arabia during the inaugural on July 21, 2018.

NAHCON said the three approved air carriers – Max Air, Medview, and Flynas- will commence return journey monday. The NAHCON chairman/chief executive Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad said the pilgrims will be ferried back home on first- in, first -out basis.

The 446 Kogi State pilgrims are scheduled to make the first flight back to Nigeria. The pilgrims will depart the King Abdulazeez International Airport Jeddah early this morning and arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja in the afternoon today.

The Kogi pilgrims were the first batch to be airlifted to Saudi Arabia during the inaugural on July 21, 2018. NAHCON said the three approved air carriers – Max Air, Medview, and Flynas- will commence return journey monday.

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