Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has enjoined all the intending muslim pilgrims from the state to take the hajj exercise very seriously, saying that capable hands were carefully appointed to make the operation stress- free for all pilgrims this year.
The governor stated this yesterday at the Abuja Hajj camp in his farewell message to the state intending pilgrims to this year’s, hajj, noting that adequate and conducive accommodation arrangement has been provided for the Pilgrims.
He called on the intending pilgrims from the state to pray for Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari and Kogi State, saying, Nigeria and indeed its leaders need prayers more than ever before.
According to him, Nigeria and Kogi State is facing numerous challenges, saying that it is only God that can solve the problem.
Governor Bello said that the Pilgrims should avoid those things that could put them in danger, adding that they must compliment the efforts of his administration by obeying all the instructions given to them by the officials.
In his remarks, the chairman of the commission, Sadiq Muhammed Rabiu, noted that the only way for the pilgrims to appreciate the efforts of the state government is to be law abiding in the holy land.
According to him, the pilgrims should consider themselves lucky to be able to fulfill this all important directive of Allah in their life time.
The governor therefore called on all intending pilgrims to avoid those things that are forbidden by the Saudi Authorities, adding that anyone caught would be made to face the consequences of his or her action in the holy land.

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