- Nollywood actress, Doyin Kukoyi, has cried out in pain on social media after missing this year’s Hajj
- Taking to social media, she shared videos where she passionately called out government officials and the Hajj commission
- According to her, after paying N3 million, they were asked to pay an additional N750k and still were not allowed to fly before the airspace closed
Popular Nigerian actress and media personality, Doyin Kukoyi, has cried out in pain after missing the Hajj pilgrimage.
In a series of videos posted on her Instagram page, the movie star, who was at the airport with other scorned pilgrims, called out the officials involved.
According to her, they had all paid for their visas since, and finally got it at a very late hour. She explained that they all got to the airport and were told that the airspace had closed and an emergency flight would be gotten for them.
Kukoyi noted that they were later told to fly to Abuja, and many of them paid as much as N96k to N125k for a one-way flight to the country’s capital.
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However, their situation did not change in Abuja, and they were still asked to pay at least N750k at the airport.
Kukoyi added that those who could not afford it went back home, and those who could were still not allowed to fly and were left stranded at the airport.
The actress showed a series of old women who were in tears over all the stress they had faced. According to her, many of them had to call their family members for financial help to enable them to pay the additional N750k.
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She also noted that a number of people had fainted and were at the hospital taking drips all because they wanted to go for Hajj and were facing difficulties from officials.
According to Kukoyi, the National Hajj Commission defrauded them and wives of top politicians who arrived late at the airport were taken through the back door and allowed to fly while they had been waiting there.
She also called out a certain National Hajj Commission (NAHCON) chairman, Dr. Dhikrullah Hassan, who she claimed saw them and ran away through the back door to go for his own Hajj.
In her caption, she wrote:
“This is to all Nigerians. Please help us share and report this injustice. We have been robbed, We have been denied our rights . This is pure wickedness . Corruption at the highest level.”
See the videos below:
Internet users sympathise with Doyin Kukoyi and other pilgrims
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Read some of their comments below:
“Pls the extra 700k is for wht ♀️.”
“My sister, please be calm. It's painful though, but Allah knows. Kindly don't curse them,your intentions will be rewarded insha Allah if you all can't meet up .Barakallahu fih.”
“I paid too but wasn't given visa. May almighty Allah come to your aid and send you helper. This is what Nigeria has turned to, everything is back door and nothing could the government officials do right. My prayer with you.”
Fans gift BBN star Yousef an all-expense-paid trip to Hajj
Former Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) star Yousef received an overwhelming show of love from many on social media as he celebrated a new age.
The reality star couldn’t contain his excitement as he took to Instagram with photos showing the gifts he received from his fans.
Apparently, the supporters came together and gifted Yousef an all-expense-paid trip to the holy land of Mecca.