Lagos - The Lagos State Government on
Monday initiated a Hajj Contributory Scheme for intending pilgrims in the
state, for speedy delivery of pilgrim operations.
The Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr Abudulateef
Abdulhakeem, said that the scheme would enable the less privileged to access
forms and partake in pilgrimages without stress.
He spoke in Lagos at the launch of the scheme organised by
the state's Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, tagged "Pay Small Small".
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Abdulhakeem said that Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode had promised to
run an all inclusive government.
He said that the scheme would put an end to unnecessary
artificial scarcity of forms and other fraudulent activities.
The commissioner said that the forms would be made available
in the five divisions of the state and to religious leaders.
He said that the governor had been proactive as he gave the
ministry and its staff an avenue to open new frontiers.