Hajj: Kwara pilgrims hale and hearty after Arafat ― Executive Secretary

All the 2,026 Kwara pilgrims performing the 2019 hajj in Saudi Arabia remain hale and healthy after performing the symbolic prayer at the plain of Arafat.

The Executive Secretary of the State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Mohammed Tunde-jimoh, said this on Monday in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) from Muna, Saudi Arabia.

The Executive Secretary also said that all the pilgrims, including officials, successfully performed Eid-el-Kabir without any casualty.

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He also disclosed that the pilgrims, in high spirit, had performed the throwing of pebbles at the devil, twice in Muna and were expected to perform the last of such religious rite “any moment from now.”

The executive secretary said the pilgrims also prayed for peace, unity, love and prosperity of Kwara in particular and Nigeria at large.

Speaking in a similar vein, the state Amirul Hajj, Alhaji Lasisi Kolawole-Jimoh, said feeding and accommodation of the state’s pilgrims in Makkah and Madinah were satisfactory.

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