Saudi Arabian authorities own deported seven intending pilgrims from Kano Pronounce, who departed to Jidda on Thursday July 7.
While five of the intending pilgrims who were deported over inaccurate visas issued to them travelled to Saudi Arabia for hajj thru tour operators, the final two were from the Kano Pronounce Pilgrims Welfare Board.
One of many deported pilgrims, Dahiru Yau Musa, steered On daily basis Belief that he secured his visa thru Quraish Hunch Agency, while the final four bought theirs from Mafimishkila Hunch and Excursions.
He stated they didn’t know they were issued inaccurate visas unless they reached King Abdulazeez Airport.
“We were in the queue with totally different pilgrims and when it became once my flip, they directed me to prevent in the support of. It became once when they finished the screening of totally different pilgrims, they steered me regarding the inaccurate visa.
“They spoke with NAHCON officers. It took them some time making an are attempting to resolve the scenario nonetheless all to no avail. On the stop, we were steered that we were being taken support to Nigeria. And the rest is history now.
“It became once in actuality a tragic abilities. I couldn’t imagine this would possibly per chance happen to me. You know as Muslim to behold yourself there (Holy Land) and you were taken support to your country is no longer something straightforward to admire.”
Musa vowed to snatch appropriate action in opposition to the tour operator. He added;
“Since I returned, my tour operator became once taking a look for me to meet with me, nonetheless I am conserving off him on narrative of I don’t are making an are attempting to hear something from him unless we salvage to the courtroom.
“Again I will snatch the scenario to Saudi Consulate here in affirm that I would be cleared for future scuttle back and forth.”
Govt Secretary of the Kano Pronounce Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Muhammad Abba Danbatta who additionally confirmed the deportation, stated the two deported pilgrims were no longer from the board, nonetheless were infiltrated into the checklist by some of the physique of workers people.
Danbatta acknowledged that the scenario had been reported to relevant authorities for extra investigation, including that the physique of workers member would face the wrath of the legislation.
“Once I heard the incident around 2: 00 am, I rushed to the airport and met with the two pilgrims one female and a male who claimed to be from our Sumaila centre.
“I called the Sumaila centre officer nonetheless he doesn’t know them and they didn’t know him. It became once after we performed thorough investigation we chanced on out that the two pilgrims were deceived by one of our physique of workers people by title Abdurrahman. He issued inaccurate visas moreover receipts to them.
“As I am talking to you now we are but to meet with the accused physique of workers as he couldn’t be reached on his cell cell phone.
“However the case has been handed over to the Immigration for extra investigation. I am assuring you that if he’s chanced on responsible he’s going to undoubtedly face the wrath of legislation accordingly.”