The Kwara Government has sponsored 20
Officials to Saudi Arabia to
provide welfare for the intending Pilgrims to 2016
Hajj from the state.
The secretary to the state government Alhaji
Isiaka Gold who was
represented by the Permanent Secretary General
services, Alhaji AbdulRauf
Ayinla said the 20 Officials includes medical
team, welfare Officers
according to him, the state Government took the decision
for the betterment of the
Pilgrims despite the economic predicament facing
The Executive Secretary of the state Muslim
Pilgrims Welfare Board, Hajia
Fatimah Jimoh, said the medical screening for
the intending Pilgrims
would commence after Ramadan.
The executive Secretary added that 1,933 intending
pilgrims and ten
officials are expected to perform the 2016 Hajj.