The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has, so far, airlifted 40,122 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia, just at the commission recorded 95 flights.
The 373 Niger state pilgrims with 14 officials that departed Abuja to Madina today Saturday, through FLYNAS flight XY5646, made the total number of the ongoing airlifting to 40,122 while the flights amount to 95. The Niger pilgrims left Abuja at 17:58hrs today.
This impressive steady movement of the pilgrims confirms the pledge of the NAHCON Chairman/CEO, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan that all eligible intending pilgrims will be airlifted at good record time.
The commission has promised that all eligible Nigerian pilgrims will be airlifted in the next 10 days.