Oyo Muslim Pilgrim’s Welfare Board Chairman Congratulates Gov. Makinde on his re-election

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…Commends NAHCON visit

Press Release


Oyo State Pilgrim Welfare’s Board (Muslim Wing), has felicitated with the Executive Governor of the State, Engr. Seyi Makinde on his successful re-election to continue his good work for another four years in the State.


This was contained in a statement signed and released to the Press by the Chairman of the Board, Professor Sayed Malik.


Expressing unrelenting support by the Governor to the Board since it was inaugurated, the Chairman prayed that Almighty Allah grants His Excellency and all his team more wisdom, strength and guidance to pilot the affair of the State to the promised land.


“Please accept my warm congratulations on your victory and my best wishes for your success as you prepare to continue your responsibilities and to deliver your mandate to the State.” the statement read.


“We wish your administration the best of leadership and pray that Almighty Allah grants you and your team more wisdom, strength, and guidance towards the development of the State.”


In another development, a team from the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Monday led by the South West Zonal Coordinator AbdulGafar Babatunde Odunola paid a working visit to the Chairman of the State Muslim Pilgrim’s Welfare Board, Prof. Malik at the Permanent site of the State Hajj Camp, Olodo Ibadan.


While appreciating the NAHCON team for the kind visit to the Board, Malik noted that the visit was purposely to check on the Board’s level of preparedness and ongoing registration process at Hajj Camp, Olodo Ibadan for the 2023 Hajj exercise.


The Saudi-trained Professor of Arabic Studies then urged intending pilgrims who have obtained the minimum payment of the Two Million Six Hundred Thousand Naira (#2.6M) only, stated by the Board as the initial deposit for this year’s Hajj, to start to visit the Board’s office, Olodo, Ibadan for the collection of the Registration Access PIN for proper their registrations.


He stated that the Board had started working tirelessly to ensure this year’s hajj exercise a hitch-free, successful and far better than previous exercises.

Raji K. K
Media officer.

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