Hajj 2023: First Set Of Muslim pilgrims Leave Cameroon

About 263 Muslim pilgrims amongst the three thousand one hundred and sixty-five (3165) have left Cameroon for Medina, in Saudi Arabia for the yearly Islamic pilgrimage in Mecca.

The pilgrims took off from the Garoua International airport this Monday, June 12, 2023 using the Boieng 787 of the Ethiopian Airlines.

Governor Roger-Moïse Eyène Lom of the Region hinted that the pilgrimage is a very important spiritual exercise for their lives and that of thier families.

“They are experiencing a moment of piety, prayer and of humility, because prayer first and foremost is giving honour to God for the country, for themselves and for the health of their families…” Governor Roger-Moïse said.

For this year’s pilgrimage, Some 3165  pilgrims will be travelling as opposed to 2700 last year.

Since 2017, we have staked our lives to provide tailor-made news reports to our readers from war zones and hot political rivalries in Cameroon - And we do so for FREE. As a small online media now reaching over 100,000 monthly readers on all our platforms, we have to rely on hiring a small team to help keep you informed The best way to support our online reporting is by considering a measly sum for our team on the ground as little as $1. Now you can make a donation to us below, it only takes one click... [sdonations]1[/sdonations]