The last batch of pilgrims to this year’s Hajj have arrived Saudi Arabia through Prince Muhammed Bin Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Medina on board Medi-view airline.

The pilgrims led by the Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr Abdulhakeem Abdullateef were checked in at about 5am in Saudi.

With the latest arrival of seventy five pilgrims, Lagos State government has successfully airlifted about two thousand one hundred and ninety two pilgrims.

Addressing newsmen shortly after his arrival, Lagos State Commissioner For Home Affairs and the State’s Amirul Hajj, Dr Abdulhakeem Abdullateef noted that he was pleased with the manner displayed by pilgrims since the commencement of airlift.

“Am happy with the disposition of our pilgrims so far and i will continue to urge them to represent us well. The pilgrims will have the opportunity to take part in series of soul inspiring activities during their stay both in Medinah and Mecca,” he said.

The last batch of pilgrims from Lagos also include the Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Mufutau Okoya and management members of the Board.

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