2,206 Kwara Pilgrims compete hajj rites, arrive llorin

Tunde Akanbi Ilorin


The last batch of 369 Pilgrims from Kwara State that performed this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia have arrived in Ilorin the state capital, North Central, Nigeria.

With this latest arrival, all the 2,026 pilgrims from the state, including officials that travelled with the state Pilgrims Welfare Board during the 2019 pilgrimage have arrived safely back home.

The last batch arrived on Sunday via Max Air at the Ilorin International Airport at 4.15 am.

The Pilgrims were met on arrival at the Ilorin International Airport by their relations, friends and well-wishers.

A total of 2, 026 Pilgrims from Kwara State performed this year’s Hajj exercise to Saudi Arabia through the state Pilgrims welfare board.