A total of 2,269 pilgrims transported in seven batches have completed the performance of Umrah in the city of Makkah in the ongoing hajj operation.
This was made known by the Amir ul Hajj, Lagos State, Dr. Abdul Hakeem Abdul Lateef during a lecture at the Lagos State House in the city of Makkah
According to him, the pilgrims had also completed their pre-visit to Jabal Nuru, Jabal Thor, Jabal Arafat, Muna and Musdalifah.
“This is to prepare the mind of the pilgrims for the task ahead of them in the course of performing the proper Hajj.
“This will also awake the determination of the pilgrims to be ready to withstand the challenges that are likely to come with the exercise,” he said.
He admonished them to use the opportunity to pray for Nigeria and Lagos State in particular for peace and development.
He urged pilgrims to stay away from any act capable of destroying their hajj.