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Lagos set to inoculate 2022 hajj intending Muslim pilgrims

By Shakirah Adunola
30 May 2022   |   4:00 am
The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has concluded arrangement with the Federal Ministry of Health (Port Health Services) to inoculate all intending pilgrims for this year’s holy pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has concluded arrangement with the Federal Ministry of Health (Port Health Services) to inoculate all intending pilgrims for this year’s holy pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

The state’s Commissioner for Home Affairs, Anofiu Elegushi, disclosed this, at the weekend, after a review of the medical screening of the intending pilgrims.

Elegushi, in a statement signed by the Board Secretary, Mr. Hakeem Kosoko, said that the inoculation exercise, which will commence from Monday, May 30 to Thursday, June 2, 2022, at the Shamsi Adisa Thomas Mosque Hall, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos, must be fulfilled by the intending pilgrims before embarking on the journey.

He said each of the intending pilgrims would be administered with the yellow fever, oral polio, as well as the meningitis vaccines to protect them against any contagious diseases.