Jigawa Pilgrims Must Undergo Ebola Test

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Jigawa State Secretary to the pilgrim board, Alhaji Alhassan Mohammed has stated that all those going for the Hajj will have to Undergo medical tests which include Diabetes, hypertension, malaria and more especially, Ebola.

“All intending pilgrims must be screened by our medical team before they will be allowed to pay their fare.

“Final screening will be conducted at the airport especially to stop pregnant women from embarking on the journey,” he said.

However, he also made it clear that the World Health Organization has already declared the country an Ebola free Zone but the tests would still be carried out.

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