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NIGERIA: Hajj Pilgrims All Airlifted Back To Country

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, on Monday finished up the transporting of Nigerian travelers back to the nation.

The last flight by Max Airline, NGL 2110, took off from King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah, to Kano by means of Port Harcourt at 6:53 a.m. Nigerian time on Monday.

As indicated by NAHCON’s Command and Control Center in Jeddah Saudi Arabia, the Flight had 172 pioneers from Kano state, 76 from Rivers and 30 authorities.



The commission said flight NGL 2110 “marked the end of airlift of pilgrims for 2017 Hajj.”.

The three selected airlines, Max Air, Medview and Fly Nas airlifted 65,008 pilgrims from the 36 states, FCT and the armed forces in 152 flights.

About 19,000 other pilgrims who used Private Tour Operators returned earlier through various international airlines


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