HAJJ: Osun Pilgrims To Be Airlifted Today

SONY DSCMuslim Pilgrims from the State of Osun going for the year 2013 Hajj Operation to the Holy Land of Mecca in Saudi Arabia are to be among the first batch to be air- lifted today, Saturday.

Speaking to the Osun contingent in Oshogbo at the farewell ceremony, Governor Rauf Aregbesola urged them to pray for the peace, progress and economic development of the state while on pilgrimage.

Expressing hope that this year’s Hajj operation will be better in terms of coordination, conduct and performance of the spiritual duties, Governor Aregbesola enjoined them to consider Hajj as a call to duty in the ways of Allah.

According to him prayers should be offered in Particular for the forthcoming 2014 elections in the state of Osun for Divine Guidance before, during and after the gubernatorial Elections.