Kano State Amirul Hajj Arrives Saudi Arabia to Lead Pilgrims in Hajj Exercise


In a remarkable display of dedication and devotion, 3,110 pilgrims from Kano State have embarked on the journey of a lifetime to perform the sacred Hajj ritual in Saudi Arabia.

Led by the Deputy Governor of Kano State Comr. Aminu Abdussalam Gwarzo who also serves as the Amirul Hajj is accompanied by top government officials, including the Director General of the State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Lamin Rabiu Danbappa, the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Yusuf Jibril Falgore, and other dignitaries.

Ibrahim Garba Shuaibu, the Head of Media Team for Kano State pilgrims and also the spokesperson of the Deputy Governor of Kano State revealed that the pilgrims are being supported by the Kano State government to ensure a seamless and spiritual experience.

According to Garba, the Kano pilgrims who were airlifted to Saudi Arabia via Max Air, with the last batch departing from Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) last Saturday, were seen off by management and board members of the pilgrims board, as well as team leaders of various communities constituted by Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf.

The pilgrims are being provided with comfortable accommodation and meals in Mecca.

The Kano State government has also established a medical team to provide healthcare services to the pilgrims as needed.

According to Shuaibu the pilgrims are in high spirits and are eager to perform the Hajj rituals.

The Kano pilgrims spent four days in Medina, where they visited important sites, including the Prophet’s Mosque and the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). They have since departed for Mecca, where they will perform the Umrah and await the Arafat exercise, which will take place next week.

This year’s Hajj exercise is particularly significant for Kano State, as it marks a major milestone in the state’s efforts to support its citizens in performing this important religious duty.

The Kano State government has demonstrated its commitment to the well-being of its citizens, and this gesture is a testament to that commitment.

The pilgrims, who come from all walks of life, are united in their quest for spiritual enlightenment and a deeper connection with their faith. They are being led by a team of experienced officials, who are dedicated to ensuring their safety and well-being throughout the journey.

As the pilgrims embark on this life-changing journey, they are filled with a sense of hope and renewal. They are aware of the challenges that lie ahead, but they are determined to push through and emerge stronger and more spiritually fulfilled.

The Kano State government’s support for the pilgrims is a testament to its commitment to the well-being of its citizens. The government has gone above and beyond to ensure that the pilgrims have a seamless and spiritual experience, and this gesture is a reflection of its dedication to the people of Kano State.

As the pilgrims journey through the holy cities of Mecca and Medina, they are being accompanied by the prayers and well-wishes of their fellow citizens back home. The people of Kano State are proud of their pilgrims, and they are eagerly awaiting their return, when they will be welcomed back with open arms and celebrated for their spiritual achievement.