Dates of Airlift of Nigerian Pilgrims Returning From Hajj Revealed

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The airlift of Nigerian pilgrims back to Nigeria after this year’s Hajj exercise will begin on Saturday August 17, 2019.

This was revealed by Engineer Mohammed Goni, the head of Aviation at the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), at a pre-Arafat conference holding in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

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Mr Goni said the first flight from Flynas Airline, returning pilgrims to Lagos state will take off at “ 07:00 on the 17th of August”.

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The head of Aviation urged officials from state Pilgrim Welfare Boards and agencies to cooperate with the commission and ensure that pilgrims do not carry multiple hand luggage.

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