Ogun Sets To Airlift Pilgrims To Saudi Arabia On Thursday


Ogun Sets To Airlift Pilgrims To Saudi Arabia On Thursday

Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji

ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State Government has said that, it would airlift the first batch of 2018 intending pilgrims from the state to Saudi Arabia on Thursday by 12noon.

The Executive Secretary,  Ogun State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji AbdulHakeem Kalejaiye ,who stated this in Abeokuta on Tuesday , disclosed that the first batch were expected to assemble at the Board’s office, Oke-Mosan, for the collection of their travel documents.

Kalejaiye noted that Gov. Ibikunle Amosun would address and bid the pilgrims farewell, before they would be conveyed to the hajj camp in Lagos, same day.

He added that second batch of the intending pilgrims were to report at the Board’s office on Friday, by 4pm, while the third batch were expected to gather on Saturday by 12noon.

He , however , implored the last batch to be on standby on Sunday , August 12, by 4pm, enjoining them to check their names on the notice board of the Ogun Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board.

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