Katsina: After sleeping for 2 days at airport, 7th flight departs with 510 pilgrims to Saudi
The 7th flight of Katsina state intending pilgrims have departed the Umaru Musa Yar’adua international airport with 510 pilgrims on Monday.
This brings to 3,546 out of the state 4930 pilgrims expected to be airlifted for this year’s Hajj.
The pilgrims who were mostly from Daura, Kankia, Funtua , Kafur and most of those who had earlier missed their flights. They left 8am Monday morning.
According to Daily Trust, this last batch of the pilgrims slept for about 2 days at the airport before their eventual airlift.