Another Kebbi pilgrim dies in Makkah 

Another pilgrim from Kebbi state has died after a brief illness in Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the hajj exercise.

A report said the deceased, Alh. Muhammad Suleman, from Argungu local government area, died Sunday after a brief illness.

The executive chairman, Kebbi Pilgrims Welfare Board, Faruku Aliyu-Enabo, made this known in a statement issued to journalists in Makkah Sunday.

He stated that: “The deceased died  Sunday after a brief illness and his funeral prayer took place at the Al-Masjid Al-Haram (Ka’aba).

“He was buried according to Islamic rites on the same day.

“On behalf of the Kebbi government, I would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to his immediate family, Kebbi pilgrims and the entire people of the state.

“We pray to the Almighty Allah to forgive his shortcomings and grant his soul as well as the souls of departed Muslims, Jannatul Firdaus.”