By Wilfred Sanya
Another team of 150 Muslims who travelled to Mecca arrived in the country led by Sheikh Nuhu Musaaata aboard Ethiopian Airlines.
Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata on arrival from Mecca at Entebbe International Airport
Police had to contain ecstatic crowds of relatives and friends who thronged Entebbe International Airport to receive their dear ones.
Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata received by relatives on arrival from Mecca at Entebbe International Airport
The scenes however were different from the time the pilgrims left for Mecca last month. Relatives were left distraught when they were barred from accessing the airport after security was stepped up in light of the Westgate Mall terror attack in Kenya. This time round relatives were allowed at the airport to meet their people.
Hajji Ssebuguzi received by relatives at Entebbe airport on arrival from Mecca
Every able Muslim is mandated to reach make this pilgrimage.
Jubilating relatives mob a pilgrim on arrival from Mecca at Entebbe International Airport
Police struggle to contain ecstatic crowds of relatives who went to receive the pilgrims
Scenes of jubilations were all over the airport as pilgrims arrived
Excited relatives after receiving a pilgrim at the airport