Oyo Hajj Pilgrims Depart Nigeria
Oyo State Government has started airlifting intending Muslim pilgrims with the State Pilgrim Welfare’s Board (Muslim Wing) to the Holy Land of Saudi Arabia for the 2023 Hajj exercise.
The First Batch who were airlifted on Thursday, aboard Aero Contractor Airline departed Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos State to Medina, Saudi Arabia around 11:50pm.
The total number of the pilgrims airlifted is Four Hundred and Seventy-Five (475) of which there were 236 male and 239 female.
Second batch of the intending pilgrims are expected to be airlifted on Friday and will be followed by third and fourth batches.