- Musa Edotsu, a pilgrim from Niger state, partaking in the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, had returned a missing cash sum to its owner
- Edotsu found the sum, N400,000 in equivalence, in a toilet the holy land and returned it to its owner, Zukalraini Saeed, the chairman of the Enugu state pilgrims board
- In appreciation, Saeed said that the board will offer Edotsu the sum of $200 for his honest gesture
A pilgrim from Niger state, Musa Edotsu, has reportedly returned a cash sum in foreign currency equivalence of N400,000, which he found in a toilet in Saudi Arabia while performing the Hajj in Mecca.
Punch reported that the money belongs to Zukalraini Saeed, the chairman of the Enugu state pilgrims board.
A journalist from Niger state, Abdul Isa, reported from the holy land through social media that Edotsu returned the money to the Niger state pilgrims board operatives who in turn gave it to Saeed.
A member of the board, Abubakar Magaji, revealed that the amount alongside other items (handbag, passport and some keys) that were formerly missing were returned to the owner.
Magaji was said to have appreciated Edotsu for his honesty at a time most pilgrims had run out of cash, adding that the pilgrim would be rewarded with $200 by the board.
Saeed commended Edotsu’s honest gesture and the operatives of the pilgrims board for displaying such “a high level of honesty by returning the money.”
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com reported that not less than two million pilgrims converged on Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia on Monday, August 20, to mark the climax of the 2018 pilgrimage.
NAIJ.com gathered that at least 55,000 Nigerians were part of the gathering. The event at Mount Arafat featured pilgrims’ supplication for Allah’s guidance and forgiveness. It also involved staying at Arafat from sunrise until sunset as a major rite of the pilgrimage.
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