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Saudi King Host 30 Nigerians During 2024 Hajj

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Not less than 30 Nigerians have been honoured as guests of King Salman bin AbdulAzeez Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, who is the custodian of the two Holy Mosques, for the ongoing 2024 Hajj exercise.

Dr Awa Ibraheem is the Chairman/CEO of ICMA Services Limited company engaged in financial management.

According to reports, thirty Nigerians, including a Financial and Taxation Expert, Dr. Awa Ibraheem were honored.

Among other Nigerians also honoured are the Kwara State Grand Khadi, Justice Abdullateef Kamaldeen, Retired Kwara State Grand Khadi, Justice Idris Haroun, a Lagos State Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Imran Eleha, the First Lady of Jigawa State, Hajia Hadiza Ndamadi and Queen Seidat Almubarak, wife of Dr Awa Ibraheem.

Report also revealed that the invitation was also extended to 90 other countries of the world.

In a statement by Ambassador Faisal
Ibrahim Al-Ghamidy of the Royal Embassy in Abuja, the significance of this honour was based on the individual’s contributions to the expansion of Islamic education and enlightenment done annualy during pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

The ceremony, presided over by Ambassador Faisal Ibrahim Al-Ghamidy, also included the guests of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who were specially invited as guests of the Royal King of Saudi Arabia, as it is the custom every year. Also, officials, dignitaries, and selected pilgrims were in attendance.


A symbolic “Pilgrim’s Gift” was presented to the Nigerian guests as a token of appreciation and support, representing the Kingdom’s dedication to their comfort and well-being during the pilgrimage.

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