Kano pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia


A pilgrim from Kano state, Sani Idris-Muhammed has died in Saudi Arabia, following a brief illness.

The Executive Secretary of Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Muhammed Abba-Danbatta, who announced this said Idris-Muhammed from Madobi Local Government Area, died in a General Hospital at Mecca on Saturday, August 6, after a brief illness.

He stated:

“The deceased has been buried according to Islamic rites at Grand mosque at Masjid Haram Shira yard in Mecca.

Abba-Danbatta prayed for the deceased and commiserated with his family.