One of the Pilgrims from Niger State to this year's Holy Pilgrimage to
Israel, Mr. Amos Peter has been reported dead in transit few hours to
the Holy land. It was reliably gathered that first aid treatment was
administered on him and later rushed to a Hospital in Turkey but was
confirmed dead on arrival at the Hospital.
Head of Medical team leading the pilgrimage to the Holy land, Dr.
Joseph Kolo confirmed that late Peter like other pilgrims from the
state had undergone thorough medical examinations and were all
certified and declared medically fit for the trip and wondered the
cause of the sudden death.
Meanwhile, the corpse of the deceased is been expected back in the
country and would be handed over to the family for interment.Late
Peter was part of the 286 Christian pilgrims who left the state
through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport for Israel for this
year's Holy pilgrimage.