About 2.5 million people travel to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina each year for pilgrimage. But because of the corona virus, Saudi Arabia has banned foreign pilgrims from entering the country and allowing only a small number of locals to participate in the ritual. The completion of the Hajj is celebrated in special Eid ceremonies.
A 59 year old Judge, Mr Husaaini Samaila from Abuja Nigeria was reported to have been kidnapped by gunmen at Safana Local Government, according to the nation reports. The police have also confirmed his kidnapping.According to the residents, the gunmen raided the court premises located at Bauren Zakat Village and took him away.