The 75 Nigerian Umrah pilgrims arrived yesterday in Madinah and immediately proceed on 3-day quarantine a part of Saudi Arabia precautionary measures to contain the spread of coronavirus.
According to to a source among them, the pilgrims are now (Thursday) observing the mandatory three days quarantine period, which will end on Saturday; from where they will be moved to their hotels at the end of the three day quarantined period.
Kaabanews gathered that they will begin their Umrah rites on Sunday with ziyyarah to holy sites on Sunday and thereafter moved to Makkah for the Umrah rites.
The pilgrims departed Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja yesterday for the holy land. It was gathered that 50 of them are from Eminista Travels and Tours while 25 from Earth Travels.
See more photos of the Nigerian Umrah Pilgrims below.