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August 22, 2016

2,000 Lagos pilgrims land in Saudi Arabia for hajj

The last batch of 75 Lagos State pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for this year’s hajj have arrived Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul-Aziz International Airport Medinah, Saudi Arabia.

The latest number was part of over 2,000 pilgrims from Lagos State who had been successfully airlifted to perform this year’s hajj in Saudi Arabia.

Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Abdul-Hakeem Abdul-Lateef, disclosed this during the arrival of the last batch of pilgrims at the airport.

The pilgrims were led by the commissioner, who is also the Amir Hajj.