A Nigerian on Hajj to Makkah has died after he fell from a faulty elevator this morning.
The deceased was a Niger State pilgrim who was in Mecca for the 2018 Hajj.
The Commissioner in cost of well being of the Nationwide Hajj Fee of Nigeria (NAHCON), Dr. Ibrahim Abubakar Kana, representing the chairman of the Fee, paid a condolence go to to the deceased’s contingent, urging them to take coronary heart. He additionally sought Allah’s forgiveness for the deceased and fortitude for his household to bear the loss.
Dr Kana mentioned that instantly the tragedy was reported, NAHCON despatched medical personnel to the scene of the mishap, and after medical checks, they licensed the sufferer lifeless.
He lamented that residence managers knew that the elevate had been faulty for days however they made no aware effort to seal it off and warn pilgrims to maintain away from it.
Dr. Kana added that the host nation, Saudi Arabia’s authorities and safety brokers have intervened in the matter.