The last batch of pilgrims to the Holy Land from Oyo State have return from Saudi Arabia to the country.
The batch of 60 pilgrims aboard Flynas XY7036 Airline which left Jedda Airport around 1:00am Nigerian time, successfully arrive Nigeria, landing at the Muritala Muhammad International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos State at exactly 6:50am.
The pilgrims were led by the Vice-chairman, Oyo State Pilgrims Welfare, Board Islamic Wing, Dr. Ibrahim Adebolu.
While thanking Almighty Allah for the successful performance of the spiritual exercise, as no crime or casualty was recorded, Dr. Adebolu also appreciated the unflinching support given to the board by the executive governor of the state, Engr. Seyi Makinde, for making the exercise an easy task for all the pilgrims.
Adebolu acknowledged the good conduct and co-operation of all the pilgrims from the state during the exercise; enjoining them to let the teachings of Hajj mirror in their conducts in relating with others.
Recall that a total of 655 pilgrims, including officials, were airlifted by Oyo State for the spiritual exercise in four batches.
The arrival of the fourth batch makes it the final batch expected to return from the Holy Land.