The first batch of five hundred and sixty intending pilgrims to this year’s Hajj were,
today, airlifted to Saudi Arabia from Ilorin international Airport in Kwara State. The
pilgrims were airlifted by Max Airline.
The state Amirul Hajj, Alhaji Lasisi Kolawole-Jimoh advised the intending pilgrims to be
of good conduct during their stay in the holy land. He urged them to shun all acts
capable of tarnishing the image of the country.
The Executive Secretary of the state Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Mohammed
Tunde- Jimoh assured the pilgrims that the board has made befitting arrangements for
their comfort in the holy land. He emphasized the need for them to strictly abide with
rules and regulation of the Saudi Arabian government.