Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has assisted each pilgrim from the state with three hundred Saudi Arabia riyals
The timely gesture by Governor Buni to the state pilgrims was meant to subsidized pilgrims hadaya payment owing to the high cost of sacrificial animals.
It was learnt that Governor Buni is so far the only state governor in Nigeria that offered financial assistance to his citizens at the holy land.
The gesture was disclosed to Hajj Reporters by the Executive Chairman of the Yobe Stare Pilgrims Commission Alhaji Bukar Kime at Muna in Makkah.
The Governor then urges the State Pilgrims to pray for permanent peace and tranquillity to prevail in the State and Country at large.