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General News of Sunday, 7 August 2022


Kano pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia

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Another pilgrim to this year's Hajj, Sani Idris-Muhammed from Kano State, has died in Saudi Arabia.

The Executive Secretary of Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Muhammed Abba-Danbatta, who confirmed the development said Idris-Muhammed from Madobi Local Government Area, died in a General Hospital at Mecca on Saturday, August 6, after a brief illness.

"The deceased has been buried according to Islamic rites at Grand mosque at Masjid Haram Shira yard in Mecca," he stated.

Abba-Danbatta prayed for the deceased and consoled his family.

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