As part of preparations for a successful and hitch free hajj this year, Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Osun State, has commenced the vaccination and distribution of free bags and clothes to intending pilgrims to the holy land of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
The Secretary to the board, Alhaji Tajudeen Adelabu, said the state governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has made adequate provision for pilgrims to ensure a successful hajj this year.
He, therefore, advised the pilgrims to display ethos of “Omoluabi” as it is the hallmark of State of Osun in Saudi Arabia.
Also, the leader of the medical team, Dr Ogundipe Busiroh, urged the pilgrims to cultivate the habit of hand washing and other hygiene habits. He also advised them to desist from hand shaking and hugging while in holy land as people from countries of world are converging to perform the same rite at the same time.