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2017 hajj: Intending pilgrim dies while boarding plane at Sokoto airport

An intending pilgrim from Sokoto State, Inno Mu’azu slumped and died at the Sultan Abubakar III International Airport in Sokoto.

Inno, 56, reportedly died while boarding a plane to Saudi Arabia.

Public Relations Officer of the State Pilgrims Welfare Agency, Alhaji Faruk Umar confirmed the incident.

Also, spokesman of the Sokoto state Hajj delegation, Alhaji Isa Shuni, told Daily Trust that the deceased hailed from Kware local government area.

The official added that the woman had no record of any disease.

According to him, Inno had passed all screenings only to collapse and die while boarding a plane

Leader of the delegates and Chief Judge of the state, Justice Bello Abbas has condoled with the family of the deceased.

He beseeched Allah to grant her Jannatul Firdaus.

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