The Director General of the Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Lamin Rabi’u Danbappa, has announced that all necessary arrangements have been finalized for the return of the first batch of 554 state pilgrims today.

The flight, departing from King Abdul-Aziz International Airport in Jeddah, will transport the Kano State pilgrims back to Malam Aminu Kano International Airport.

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During a farewell ceremony for the pilgrims at Kudai Area in Makka, Saudi Arabia, Alhaji Danbappa confirmed that all preparations for their return on the first flight had been completed.

This arrangement follows the schedule set by the Board and Max Air last week. Alhaji Danbappa assured that the board will continue with the plan, ensuring that those who arrived first will be the first to return home.

The statement also revealed that the local governments included in the first batch are Gwale, Dala, Ungogo, and Fagge.

Alhaji Danbappa urged all pilgrims to remain peaceful and patient, assuring them that they will continue to receive food, medication, and all necessary care until the departure of the last flight.

Represented by the Director of Hajj Operations, Alhaji Kabiru Muhd Panda, Alhaji Danbappa called on the returning pilgrims to maintain their good manners and continue praying for the success of the exercise.