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2016 Hajj: Osun Pilgrims to Depart Osogbo for International Hajj Camp Tomorrow



By Segun Ojo

Intending Pilgrims from  Osun state for year 2016  Hajj exercise will depart Osogbo for Lagos tomorrow ( Sunday 7th August, 2016).

The Secretary, State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji  Adetona Sikiru Alao disclosed this in a statement issued and made available to CityMirrorNews on Saturday, August 6, 2016.

He added that, all intending pilgrims from Osun are expected to converge on the Board Headquarters, State Secretariat Complex, tomorrow (Sunday) for the movement to the International Hajj Camp, Lagos in anticipation of their flight to Saudi Arabia.

Alhaji Adetona further stated that, all concerned intending pilgrims are expected to be punctual for the collection of their travelling documents and other necessary travelling materials with evidence of all payment receipts.

He also stressed that, adequate transport provision fortified with police escorts have been provided for the departure of the intending pilgrims to the Muritala Mohammed International Airport,

Alhaji Adetona  added that  a total of 724 intending pilgrims are expected to board Med-View Airline from Lagos to Medinah  in Saudi Arabia.

He maintained that, adequate welfare packages have been programmed for all intending pilgrims and that the board remains resolute to surpass the enviable position it has attained amongst other states in the annual Islamic exercise.

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