Nigerian female pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has confirmed the death of a female Nigerian pilgrim in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

The Head of the Medical Team of NAHCON, Dr Ibrahim Kana, confirmed the development while speaking with NAN on Wednesday in Makkah.

“On the Makkah mortality, she was our patient. A Known diabetic and we referred her to King Abdulaziz Hospital in Makkah before she died yesterday.

“We have already captured her on our Electronic Health Medical Records System,” Kana said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the dead pilgrim hailed from Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano State.

However, the identity of the pilgrim was withheld because the incident was yet to be communicated to the family of the deceased.

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