Hajj 2023: Lagos Pilgrims Win Award for Good Conduct

Hajj 2023: Lagos Pilgrims Win Award
Lagos Hajj Pilgrim
The Lagos State pilgrims have been given an award for good conduct during the 2023 Holy pilgrimage in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The award was received on behalf of the State by Amir-ul-Hajj, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi, during a brief reception organised by the service providers, Mutawifs for Pilgrims from African Non-Arab Countries.

Presenting the Award the Amir-ul-Haji, the Head of the Company, AbdulRahman AbdulHadj expressed his appreciation to the pilgrims for their exemplary conduct.

He said, “I want to express my sincere appreciation to all the pilgrims from Lagos State for their good behaviour and cooperation with our service office, especially in Mina and Arafat”.

He also thanked the Amir-ul-Hajj and other government officials for the support given to his company throughout the Hajj operation, saying their support, cooperation and understanding greatly made his assignment easy to accomplish. He prayed to Allah to return the pilgrims and officials home safely.

Meanwhile, the Amir-ul-Hajj has disclosed that the State has airlifted 1,777 pilgrims back to Lagos in six batches.

Elegushi stated that the return journey which started with a ‘Special Flight’ on July 10, 2023, has continued back to back with the ultimate goal of ensuring that the pilgrims are returned home to their respective families and businesses within the shortest period of time.

He assured the remaining pilgrims that no stone would be left unturned to ensure that everyone was taken back home as soon as possible.

The Amir-ul-Hajj was accompanied to the Mutawifs’ office by the former Special Adviser to the Governor on Islamic matters, Alh. Ahmad Abdullahi Jebe, Alh. Mojeed Sanni (Board member), Mr. Saheed Onipede (Board Secretary) amongst others.

Category: World-News
Tag: Hajj 2023 Lagos Pilgrims Win Award
Written by Omooba Alekuwodo (omoobaalekuwodo)
Published 7/16/2023 9:10:28 PM

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