Nigerian Women Pilgrims Traveling To Mecca Held In Saudi Arabia For Traveling Unescorted

He said Saudi authorities held them for not traveling with a male relative due to a “communication gap.”

He said an agreement between the countries exempts Nigerian women from requiring a male relative to escort them during the Hajj pilgrimage, which costs about $4,000 per person.

All able-bodied Muslims who can afford it are expected to perform Hajj at least once in their lives.

via Nigerian Women Pilgrims Traveling To Mecca Held In Saudi Arabia For Traveling Unescorted.

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