July 25, 2024

Governor Yusuf Gifts 100 Saudi Riyals to 3,121 Kano Pilgrims for Sallah

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Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State

Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf, has demonstrated remarkable generosity by gifting 100 Saudi Riyals to each of the 3,121 pilgrims from Kano State as a Sallah gesture.

This kind act was announced by the Deputy Governor who serves as the State Amirul Hajj, Comr. Aminu Abdussalam Gwarzo, during his visit to the Kano Pilgrims’ Camp at Mina in Saudi Arabia.

The Head of Media Team for Kano State Pilgrims, Ibrahim Garba Shuaibu, who is also the Deputy Governor’s Spokesperson, disclosed this in a statement circulated to newsmen in Kano.

According to Ibrahim, the Governor’s generosity didn’t stop there as each pilgrim had previously received N500,000 to complete their Hajj 2024 payment and an additional N150,000 to supplement their pocket money, totalling 500 US dollars.

He revealed that in another display of generosity, Alhaji Mijinyawa, CEO of Sahad Stores, also gifted 50 Saudi Riyals to each Kano pilgrim as a Sallah gift.

The Deputy Governor encouraged pilgrims to offer earnest prayers for themselves, their loved ones, the progress and development of Kano State and Nigeria at large.

In a related development, according to Ibrahim, the Deputy Governor Gwarzo also visited all 44 local government areas’ tents in Mina.

He was accompanied by the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon.Yusuf Jibril Falgore, Members of the State House of Assembly, Head of Service – Abdullahi Musa, Chairman of the Pilgrims Board Alhaji Yusuf Lawal, Director General of the Pilgrim’s Board Alhaji Lamin Rabiu Danbappa, Deputy Commandant General of Hisbah Women Wing, Dr. Khadija Sulaiman, among others.

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