2021 Hajj: Ogun begins vaccination of intending pilgrims April 10



The   State Pilgrims Welfare Board says receiving of COVID-19 vaccination will begin on Saturday,  April 10 for intending pilgrims of  2021 Hajj.

The Executive Secretary of the State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Babatunde Salau, made this known newsmen on Friday in Abeokuta.

According Salau,  the COVID-19 vaccination for intending pilgrims in accordance with the directives of the National Hajj Commission of ().

Salau, noted that the vaccination was for Saturday, April 10 and Sunday April 11, from 9.00am, saying was compulsory for all intending pilgrims.

He urged all intending pilgrims visit the board’s secretariat complex, B, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta with their payment receipts for the purpose of identification and for the vaccine.

The executive secretary said that who had been vaccinated at their Local Government Areas, had no need to repeat the first dose, but should bring their vaccination card for necessary documentation.

He urged them to obey COVID-19 protocols by using their facemasks. (NAN)