Governor Mohammed Umaru Bago Donates to Niger State Pilgrims in Mecca.
In the spirit of giving that comes with Eid celebration, His Excellency, Governor Mohammed Umaru Bago gifted 100 riyals to each of the 3710 pilgrims from Niger state while 9 staff, 25 adhoc staff and 25 supervisors appointed by Local Government Chairmen got 200 riyals each.
While speaking to the pilgrims on the importance of brotherhood and prayers, Governor Bago remarked that the gesture is not from the Niger State Government but from himself as an individual to the pilgrims as a sign of appreciation for them being good ambassadors of the state while in the Holy Land.
Before beseeching Allaah to accept their prayers and grant the state peace and development in the coming years, Governor announced the donation when he visited the pilgrims in Mina, where he also assured them that the Niger State Government will put measures in place to improve the conditions of Hajj from next year starting from renovation of the Hajj Camp to ensuring that the airport in Minna, Niger state is made conductive for pilgrims to take off, and to having a good transport system in Saudi for pilgrims.
Special Adviser to the Governor
(Digital Communications)
July 1, 2023.
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