The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-olu, has approved the appointment of the former commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Abdul Lateef Abdul Hakeem as the 2019 Amir – ul Hajj.
This appointment was confirmed today by the Office of the Governor through the Office of the Chief of Staff, which issued directive to that effect and directed it to the Board Secretary Mr. Rahman Ishola for necessary ceremony and handing over of office to the new appointee.
According to the statement, the former commissioner was appointed based on his past record of achievements during his tenure as the Commissioner of Home Affairs and Amir-ul Hajj of Lagos State.
The Governor, therefore, urged the newly appointed Amir -ul Hajj to sustain his past records and ensure that he takes the Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board to a greater height.
IT CAN ONLY BE YOU MY LORD
His Excellency Mr Babajide Sanwoolu the Governor of Lagos State has appointed me as the 2019 AMIRUL HAJJ FOR LAGOS STATE to lead the state contingent to Saudi Arabia for the Holy Pilgrimage.
I give thanks to Almighty Allah for making this possible. pic.twitter.com/76Fcv5uszF
— Dr Abdullateef (@AbdullateefDr) June 17, 2019