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2024 Hajj: Ogun begins medical tests for intending pilgrims

The Ogun State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board says it will begin a two-day medical tests for 2024 Hajj, intending pilgrims between March 5 and 7.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Board’s Executive Secretary, Alhaji Salau Dauda, and issued to Newsmen in Abeokuta on Saturday.

Dauda noted that the exercise would take place at the Board’s Office, New Secretariat Block ‘B’ Governor’s Office Oke-Mosan, in Abeokuta, adding that intending pilgrims should make themselves available for the exercise.

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He said the medical tests would ascertain the health status of each pilgrim, towards providing necessary medical advice before embarking on the holy pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina.

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“It is mandatory for all intending pilgrims to attend this medical test and also the sensitisation and enlightenment programmes that are scheduled for Saturday March 9, by 9:30 a.m. at the board’s premises.

“Participation of eligible pilgrims in this exercise is compulsory and integral parts of the Hajj exercise towards a successful pilgrimage,” he said.



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