Female Nigerian Pilgrim Dies In Saudi Arabia

Apilgrim on her way to the Jamrat (where stoning of the devil takes place) in Saudi Arabia reportedly died in the early hours of August 11.

According to reports, the 56-year-old female pilgrim identified as Alhaja Folashade Lawal died due to high blood pressure, Dr AbdulLateef AbdulHakeem, the Lagos State Amirul Hajj said.

“We were told she slumped on her way to Jamarat to throw pebbles but unfortunately she gave up from that point.

“Doctors told us that she had high blood pressure,” AbdulHakeem said.

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