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Badaru Donates R65,900 to Jigawa Pilgrims

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Muhammad Garba

As Jigawa state Pilgrims completed their Hajji exercise in Holly land, Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar donated sixty-five thousand and nine hundred Riyals (R65,900) to the Pilgrims.

The Acting Executive Secretary of the State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Malam Mustapha Umar revealed in a press statement made available to newsmen in Dutse.

He said the governor who is also the leader of the state Pilgrims (Amiru Hajj) presented the donation when he visited the hotels where the Pilgrims Lodged.

Malam Mustapha explained that the gift was aimed at strengthening their feeding packages as preparation has gone far for airlifting them back to Nigeria.

Malam Umar added that each of the 650 state Pilgrims will receive one hundred Riyals (R100) out of the money donated.

“The governor has also expressed appreciation to the state Pilgrims for their fervent prayer for peace and progress of Jigawa state and Nigeria” the statement revealed.

Speaking on behalf of the pilgrims, Muhammad Idris and Habiba Muhammad thanked the Governor for his concern to the welfare of the state pilgrims in Nigeria and at the holy land.

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