Airlift of Kwara Pilgrims Completed as Last batch of 369 Pilgrims arrive llorin

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By Mashood Zarumi

The last batch of 369 Pilgrims that travelled with the Kwara Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board for 2019 Hajj exercise on Sunday arrived llorin, the state capital.

Our correspondent reports that the Max Airline which transported the Pilgrims from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, taxied down at the llorin International Airport at about 4.15 am.

Among the last batch of pilgrims were the state 2019 Amirul Hajj, Alhaji Lasisi Kolawole-Jimoh, the Executive Secretary of the Board, Alhaji Mohammed Unde-Jimoh and other officials.

The Pilgrims were met on arrival by their relations, friends and well wishers who had been waiting for their arrival at the airport since Saturday night.

It would be recalled that the first batch of 560 Kwara pilgrims were transported to Saudi Arabia via the llorin International Airport on Sunday, July 14 by the Max Airline.

A total of 2, 026 pilgrims from the state, including officials, travelled with the board in four batches for the 2019 Hajj pilgrimage.

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