Oyo Pilgrims In Mecca Pray For Gov. Seyi Makinde’s 2nd Term Bid • Commend Governor For Smooth Hajj Exercise
Pilgrims from Oyo State, performing this year’s hajj exercise in Saudi Arabia have prayed for the continuity of Governor Seyi Makinde’s good governance in Oyo State.
The Oyo state pilgrims also prayed for unity and peaceful co-existence of the country.
Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun gave the hint in a statement made available to newsmen on Wednesday.
Dr Olatunbosun explained that the last two batches of 2022 Oyo state Hajj exercise offered special prayers for Governor Makinde while observing the obligatory Tawaf (circumbulation around sacred kabba and walking at Saffa and Marwa).
The commissioner said, “The pilgrims expressed delight at the good governance in Oyo state and also prayed to Allah to give Governor Makinde the grace to keep executing the mandate to develop our State.
He said “The pilgrims and State officials commended Gov. Seyi Makinde and the state Pilgrims Welfare Board, for the arrangements put in place to ensure a smooth and successful Hajj exercise,’’
He further noted that “Oyo State Pilgrims were joined by other well-wishers during the special prayer session for our amiable governor. We also prayed for our country, Nigeria, as well as peaceful coexistence of the nation,”
According to Dr Olatunbosun the special prayers, which was performed at Kaaba, was led by the Vice Chairman, Oyo State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Muslim Wing, Dr. Ibrahim Adebolu