Kogi pilgrims arrives Medina, holds enlightenment programme



—-As Commission warns pilgrims against falling prey to antics of evil doers

With the successful completion of immigration clearance at the Jeddah Airport in kingdom of Saudi Arabia, kogi state pilgrims for the 2019 Hajj exercise are already settling down in Medina.

According to the statement issued by the Commission and made available to our report in Lokoja through telephone message, said the pilgrims are lodged in Andalus Almasi and Manazi Aswaf hotels respectively.

The statement added that the officials held the first enlightment programme for the pilgrims Tuesday the 16th of July 2019.

The commission cautioned the pilgrims against falling prey to the antics of evil doers, saying that the pilgrims should listen and follow the guidance and instructions of the commission.

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According to the statement, arrangements for ziyara to important sites like Quba, Uhud and other historical places will comence soonest, adding that as soon as arrangements are concluded the date for the movement will be communicated all the pilgrims.

The chairman, Sheikh Luqman Imam admonish the pilgrims to make sure that they pray their 5 daily salaat at the masjeed Nabawi saying that is the most important thing to do in Madina.

He assured the pilgrims that the Governor’s gift of $150, will be given to them soon.

The Amir Hajj Alhaji Idris Baba Ango, advised the pilgrims to move in group for their safety .

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