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Two Nigerian Pilgrims From Kwara State Die In Saudi Arabia

Two Nigerian Pilgrims from Kwara State, North Central Nigeria, on this year’s pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia have reportedly died.

The State Muslim Pilgrims Board, disclosed this on Sunday that the two Pilgrims passed away in Madina, Saudi Arabia.

A statement by the Executive Secretary of the Kwara State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Abdulsalam Abdulkadir, said, “Saliu Mohammed, who arrived with Batch 3 of the state contingent, died in an intensive care unit of a public hospital in Madina after a brief illness, while Hajia Hawawu Mohammed (Batch 9) also died following what Saudi authorities have investigated and found to be an unfortunate suicidal episode from the rooftop of her apartment in Madina.”

It said it “deeply regrets the sad events, but submits totally to the decree and ultimate knowledge of Allah in all affairs.”

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