A total of 3,937 Kaduna State Pilgrims have so far been returned home in eight flights since the commencement of transporting back the Nigerian pilgrims from Saudi Arabia after performing this year’s hajj.
In a press statement signed by its public relation officer Yunusa Muhammad said that the eight flights landed at Kaduna International Airport this morning with 545 pilgrims via Max Air. With this, Max air has completed the airlifting of its allotted pilgrims of Kaduna state.
The pilgrims that have arrived today are mainly from Chikun, Ikara and Kaduna South local government areas. They all arrived with their luggage and were given 5 litres of Zamzam water at Hajj Transit Camp, Mando.
Two airlines are transporting the Kaduna State pilgrims back home, Max Air and Med-view airline.
The remaining balance of about 2,776 Kaduna pilgrims will be transported back home by Med-view in seven flights from Wednesday September 20, 2017.
About 6,713 pilgrims performed hajj from Kaduna State this year.