The Kaduna State Pilgrims Welfare Board on Thursday said a total of 4,155 of its pilgrims have so far returned home.
The board spokesman, Yunusa Abdullahi, told the News Agency of Nigeria in an telephone interview in Kaduna, that the pilgrims were transported back home in eight flights.
Mr Abdullahi said the 9th batch with 218 pilgrims returned early Thursday morning via Med-view airline.
“Med-view airline is allotted 2,776 pilgrims from the state to be transported back home.
“Max Air has however completed transporting back home the 3,937 pilgrims allotted to them.
“Max Air and Med-view are the official airlines that were engaged in transporting pilgrims from Kaduna State back home,” Mr Abdullahi said.
NAN report that 6,713 pilgrims performed the 2017 Hajj from Kaduna State.