Two Nigerian pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

Two pilgrims from Lagos and Kano die in Saudi Arabia.

Two pilgrims have died in Saudi Arabia out of the over 55,000 Nigerians that arrived the kingdom for Hajj.

The Head of National Medical Team of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Dr Ibrahim Kana, confirmed this on Monday in Arafat after two million Muslim faithfuls from across the world successfully performed the major highlight of 2018 Hajj.

Nigerian Pilgrims at the Airport

The deceased – a male from Lagos and a lady from Kano – died from diabetic complications.

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He said the Lagos pilgrim died in Muna on Sunday, while the Kano pilgrim died in Makkah a forthnight ago.

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