Tuesday, October 1, 2013

FEMALE NIGERIAN PRIGRIM FROM JIGAWA DIES IN MEDINA, SAUDI ARABIA



The Jigawa State pilgrim welfare board on Monday announced the death of one Hajiya Safiya Musa in Medina, Saudi Arabia.

The state’s Executive Secretary for the board, Alhaji Sani Alhasan, announced the death of the pilgrim shortly before the departure of the state’s intending pilgrims to Mecca.

Alhaji Alhassan explained late Safiya Musa who was 58 years died in motor accident on Monday.

Reports from the holy land indicated that the deceased was trying to cross a road in Medina after prayer.

The executive secretary noted that the deceased died in the hospital where she was rushed to after the accident.

The state government had already informed her family.