By Ado Hassan, Sokoto
Two pilgrims from Sokoto state have returned 900 USD, N7,450 and 290 Saudi Riyals lost by a fellow pilgrim in Makkah.
It is the second in series of time, pilgrims from the state returned money they found to the state officials, for onward presentation to the elated owners.
However, it was reported that one, Alhaji Nuradeen Imam, was confirmed to be the legitimate owner of the latest found money and had since collected the same.
The lost money reports said was found on Tuesday at the hotel accommodating Sokoto state pilgrims in the Masfalah District of Makkah.
Speaking, Dr Aliyu Sani Sagir, the Secretary of the Preaching Committee of the State’s Pilgrims Welfare Agency. described the action of the two good Samaritans as worthy of emulation.
Sagir who is also a Lecturer in the Physics Department of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto. prayed Allah to bless them and reward them abundantly.
Meanwhile, two other pilgrims had last week returned 700 USD, 15,000 CFAs and some Nigerian currencies lost by a colleague.