A Nigerian pilgrim, Aishatu y’an Guru Nahuce, from Zamfara State has been extolled after reportedly returning $80,000 she found to the owner in Saudi Arabia.
Independent Hajj Reporters of Nigeria disclosed this on its official Facebook page on Saturday.
The platform also shared the picture of pilgrim who hails from from Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara.
The post had the caption: “This Nigerian pilgrim Hajiya Aishatu y’an Guru Nahuce from Bungudu LGA of Zamfara State found $80,000 (N56,000,000) and handed it over to the Zamfara Pilgrims Welfare Agency official for onward return to the owner. May Almighty Allah rewards her honesty and accept her Hajj. Amen.”
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Commenting on the post, many users praised Aishatu for her integrity.
Others, however, expressed concerns over the huge amount lost by an individual.
Notably, Abdullahi Muhammad Balarabe said, “Masha Allah, but the owner has exceeded the maximum cash he/she ought to have carrying along with, he must be investigated by the Saudi authorities.”
Ramalan Ahmed added another comment, “Some news don’t add up. 80,000 dollars. What is someone in pilgrimage doing with it in his pouch or pocket? Was he there doing burue de change? Hmmm Allah yayi mana jagora.”
Okay.ng learnt that an estimated 95,000 Nigerians went to the Holy land for pilgrimmage this year.