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Kebbi Gov to intending pilgrims: Be good Ambassadors through out your stay in Saudi Arabia



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By Abdullahi Faruk Birnin Kebbi


Governor Nasir Idris,Kauran Gwandu has urged intending pilgrims to this year’s Hajj from Kebbi State to be a good ambassadors through out their stay in Saudi Arabia while preforming this year’s Hajj.

Dr. Nasir Idris, gave the advice during a farewell visit to the first batch of pilgrims at the Hajj camp, Birnin Kebbi.

The Governor remarked that, pilgrims from the state have been known to be law abiding,where they might be appealing to them to uphold such virtues.

He informed them that this was the first time the incumbent government has organized Hajj excercise and had tried its best to ensure that the airlift operation was carried out from Birnin Kebbi Airport but providence has destined that the excercise would take off from Sokoto Airport.

He than advised the pilgrims to regard such development as an act of God saying that he would also perform the Hajj this year together with them to enable him examine areas in need of improvement.

The governor gave an assurance that all arrangements for the comfort and welfare of the pilgrims have been finalized in Saudi Arabia, only waiting for their arrival to the holy land .

Governor Idris urged the pilgrims to fervently pray for the success of the nation’s leaders as well as peace and prosperity in Nigeria

In a remark, this year’s Kebbi State Amirul Hajj, former Minister of Internal Affairs , General Muhammadu Magoro, informed the governor that everything has been put in place to ensure smooth conduct of Hajj operation.

General Magoro announced that eighteen medical doctors and appropriate number of Medical Staff would accompanied the pilgrims to Saudi Arabia to cater for their health needs.

He also averred that fourteen committees have been set up to ensure proper welfare of the pilgrims.

Speaking on behalf of the pilgrims, Ahmad Galadima from Argungu local Government thanked the governor for the proper arrangement made towards the success of Hajj the operation.

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