The Lagos State Government has completed the 2022 Hajj operations with the arrival of the last batch of 36 pilgrims from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, on Wednesday.
The Secretary, Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board (LSMPWB), Mr. AbdulHakeem Kosoko, who arrived with the pilgrims, said 1,665 persons undertook the exercise, stressing that the pilgrimage was hitch-free.
Some of the pilgrims also appreciated the State Government as well as officials of the LSMPWB for their selfless service that made the journey and experience in the holy land memorable.
Recall that Lagos Muslim Pilgrims began their journey back home after the completion of the Hajj rites with the first batch of 430 pilgrims arriving on Sunday, July 17, 2022. This was followed by the second batch of another 426 pilgrims on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. The third batch of 416 pilgrims arrived on Friday, July 22, while the fourth batch of 347 came in on Wednesday, July 27.