By Khadija Aliyu
Kano State Governor ,Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf has donated the sum of N65 million to 6,166 Pilgrims from the State, who performed the 2023 Hajj in the Holy land of Saudi Arabia as ‘Sallah gift’.
This was contained in a statement signed by the chairman, kano state media team for 2023 hajj, Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, and made available to Radio Nigeria in kano.
The statement explained that, the director deneral of Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board Alhaji Laminu Rabiu Danbappa, highlighted that, each pilgrim would be given SRA 50.
He pointed out that, the gesture was in recognition of the pilgrims’ good behavior in the Holy land.
He maintained that, kano state pilgrims welfare board would begin the issuance of 32kg bag to the State pilgrims, along with Sallah gifts donated by the Governor.
The director general, advised the pilgrims, to spend the governor’s gift and their Basic Travelling Allowances (BTAs) judiciously, and avoid reckless spending, that might hinder their return journey to the country after the exercise.
He urged the pilgrims to keep up the good efforts, of positively portraying the image of the state,
and the country in the Holy land.
“ the Pilgrims will return in batches the same way they came to the holy land on the first come first serve basis”
Alhaji Laminu charged the pilgrims, to exercise patience and pray peace and tranquility in the country.
He prayed to prayed to Allah (SWT), to accept their Hajj and return them home safely.