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Controversy over financial donation to Gambian pilgrims

Controversy over financial donation to Gambian pilgrims
 
Muslims pray at the Grand mosque during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Reuters/Suhaib Salem

In The Gambia, this year’s Hajj or the annual pilgrimage to Mecca by Muslims has been overshadowed by controversy over a financial donation to Gambian pilgrims. In the third of a five-part series on the Hajj, Sheriff Bojang Jr reports from Banjul.


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