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Another Batch of Oyo Muslim Pilgrims Arrive Nigeria

The second batch of Oyo State Pilgrims to this year’s Hajj has arrived Nigeria safely. 

The batch comprising 81 pilgrims arrived very early this morning alongside  345 pilgrims from Lagos State and 3 officials through FLYNAS flight XY7044.

Report says the State Pilgrims Welfare Board (Muslim’s Wing) has made arrangements to ensure the pilgrims are conveyed from Lagos to Ibadan.

The first batch of pilgrims from the State landed in Nigeria last week Wednesday, 20th July.

The remaining batches of Oyo State comprising 250 pilgrims are expected to return to the country before the end of the month. 

Radio Nigeria correspondent in Saudi- Arabia reports that so far, 14,149 Nigerian pilgrims have been airlifted through 32 flights.

Ridwan Fasasi.

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