A female pilgrim of Kebbi State , RakiyaUsman who hails from Jega Local Local Government Area of the State has been duped of her own basic travelling allowances (BTA) amounting to 1000 dollars and only left with 4$ dollars by unknown pilgrim in the name of change.
In a statement signed by the Acting Secretary of the State Media Committee of 2016 Hajj Exercise, AlhajiAliyuJajirmaKanya and made available to Leadership yesterday confirmed that the woman was almost rendered helpless as the amount left with her cannot even cover for her daily needs.
The statement further said that all efforts made to track down the culprit proved abortive. In a similar episodes also , another female pilgrim had her BTA stolen by one of her room mates few days ago, including another male pilgrim who was also duped of his BTA by unknown pilgrim.
In another development , an Islamic cleric , Sheik Abubakar Giro has commended the Kebbi State Government for providing a befitting accommodation to Kebbi Pilgrims in Holy city of Medinah.