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HomeIslamic ForumHajj 2019: Lagos announces departure date of first batch of pilgrimsADVERTISEMENT File photo The Lagos State Government, on Wednesday, announced the departure date for the first batch of pilgrims from the state. Dr Obafemi Hamzat, the Deputy Governor of the state, who made the disclosure while inaugurating an 11-Man Committee for this year’s Hajj at Alausa, Ikeja, said the first batch of pilgrims would leave on July 10. He also said that 2,234 pilgrims from the state would be participating in the 2019 Hajj to Saudi Arabia. Hamzat said the welfare and performance of the pilgrims from the state was important to the state government. “We have a total of 2,234 pilgrims that will be participating in this year’s Hajj and the first batch is leaving on July 10. “We assure you that the state government will provide the necessary support and logistics that will make the holy exercise a successful one,” he said. Hamzat urged the newly constituted committee to meet up with the responsibility given to it. Also speaking, Mrs Adebunmi Adekanye, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, said that seminars and health checks had been organised for the pilgrims. (NAN) Dear Esteemed reader, As part of our drive to keep improving the content of our newspaper, we are conducting a readership survey to enable us serve you better. Kindly take two minutes of your time to fill in this questionnaire. Thank you for your time. Click here to begin Download Daily Trust News App Share this article BREAKTHROUGH NATURAL CURE FOR PROSTATE ISSUES IN JUST 15 DAYS!!! You Can Prevent PROSTATE CANCER!!! Your PROSTATE ENLARGEMENT Is REVERSIBLE!!! Don’t Let It Threaten You! To SHRINK And NORMALIZE Your PROSTATE Within 15 Days Without Surgery Or Chemical Drugs, Click Here!!! Order Now! Limited Stock Available!!! Join us on Follow @daily_trustShare your story with us: 08189301900 (Whatsapp and SMS only) Email: email@example.com Complain about a story or Report an error and/or correction: +2348189301900 DISCLAIMER: Comments on this thread are that of the maker and they do not necessarily reflect the organizations stand or views on issues.