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Yuguda Warns Bauchi Pilgrims Against Drug Trafficking

| October 8, 2012 More

Bauchi โ€” Bauchi State Governor Isa Yuguda has warned the 3,678 pilgrims from the state to steer clear of illicit drugs and any negative act that could tarnish the image of the state and the nation.

Yuguda gave the warning at the weekend in Bauchi, while biding the pilgrims farewell. Governor Yuguda, who was represented by his deputy, Alhaji Sagir Aminu Saleh, warned officials attached to the pilgrims to perform their functions diligently by paying more attention to the first timers who are in need of assistance.

He urged the pilgrims to pray for the sustenance of peace in the state and the country.

The governor said the state government has made adequate arrangements towards ensuring the comfort of the pilgrims in the holy land.

Earlier in his speech, Special Adviser to the Governor on Hajj Affairs, Alhaji Sanusi Isa Sarkin Aska, commended the state government for its support, while advocating for a screening center near the airport.

On his part, the state’s Amirul Hajj, who is also the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Sulaimanu Adamu, lauded the state government for providing welfare packages for the pilgrims.

Category: Bauchi State News

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