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Sad as Female pilgrim dies during Hajj in Saudi Arabia 

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National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON has confirmed the death of a female pilgrim who was among those airlifted few days ago to Saudi Arabia from Katsina state.

The deceased, who was reportedly died in her sleep, was suspected to have died of myocardial infraction.

speaking to newsmen said the deceased might have died of

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Speaking to newsmen, Chairman of NAHCON’s Medical committee to this year’s Hajj, Dr. Ibrahim Kana, said the remains of the pilgrim was moved to the mortuary and prepared for burial arrangement.

The Chairman, also noted that she was medically certified dead by the medical team who moved in after room mates notified them of the development Tuesday morning.

Pilgrims, however, have started performing  Umrah (lesser hajj) as part of their religious obligation. Vanguard reports

In continuation of their 2019 Hajj exercise, about 6000 airlifted pilgrims are said to have moved from Medinah to Makkah.

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