Wed. Sep 18th, 2019

Hajj 2019: Airlift of 2, 269 Lagos Pilgrims Back Home Completed

 

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NAHCON has concluded airlift of 2, 269 Lagos state pilgrim back home within the stipulated time.

The return airlifts began on 17th of August with 2, 269 Lagos pilgrims transported in 5 flights operations within 7 days.

It will be recalled that 2,269 pilgrims embarked on the Holy pilgrimage with Lagos. The return journey started last Saturday with 432 pilgrims. The arrival of the fifth flight has therefore brought the total number of Lagos State pilgrims that have arrived in Lagos so far to 2,150.

The last flight which landed in Lagos carries 100 Lagos pilgrims which include the State Amirul-Hajj, Dr AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, Chairman of the Ad-hoc Committee, Alh. Ahmed Jebe, other members of the committee, the Board Secretary, Mr Rahman Ishola and other officials of the board.

 

 

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