Keep away from Cash Laundering, Sanwo-Olu Urges Intending Hajj Pilgrims

Keep away from Cash Laundering, Sanwo-Olu Urges Intending Hajj Pilgrims
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Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of of Lagos State, is urging intending pilgrims to keep away from cash laundering as they embark on the non secular train.

He urged them to shun any type of legal act throughout their pilgrimage to the dominion of Saudi Arabia.

Sanwo-Olu gave the admonition at a one-day seminar and particular prayers organised for Yr 2024 Hajj Intending Pilgrims, held in Ikeja, on Thursday.

The seminar, organised by Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board and Ministry of Dwelling Affairs, had the theme “Significance of Hajj within the Lifetime of Man”.

The governor, represented by the Legal professional Common and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Lawal Pedro (SAN), stated cash laundering attracted extreme penalty for anyone discovered culpable.

He suggested them to chorus from carrying prohibited objects equivalent to laborious medicine, kolanuts, bitter kola, amongst others.

Sanwo-Olu charged the intending pilgrims to be good ambassadors of Nigeria and the state.

“Conduct yourselves with respect and keep away from behaviour that may tarnish the picture our state and nation, and obey guidelines and laws guiding your keep.

The governor promised to take duty of fee of sacrificial lambs, go to to holy websites, and the non secular clothes of all of the pilgrims from the state.

“I urge you to wish for the state and Nigeria. Provide supplications for the success of our President and his administration’s efforts at rebuilding and growing our nation.

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Additionally, pray for peace, tranquility and progress in Lagos as authorities continues to try in direction of guaranteeing the supply of dividends of democracy by means of the realisation of the THEMES Plus agenda,” he stated.

The governor prayed that Almighty Allah would settle for their supplications and grant them secure return.

Mr Olanrewaju Layode, Commissioner for Dwelling Affairs, enjoined the 1,875 contributors from Lagos to be of excellent conduct and emulate those that had gone earlier than them.

In his lecture, with the theme “Significance of Hajj within the Lifetime of Man”, Chief Imam, Igbogbo Central Mosque, Igbogbo, Ikorodu, Sheikh AbdulRahman Lukman, harped on the essence of the pilgrimage.

He stated that for Hajj to be acceptable by Allah, one should be freed from all sins and undoings.

The cleric stated that the aim of Hajj was to have an in-depth expertise of God’s phrases, to be educated about Allah, know the reality and observe it.

He stated the importance of Hajj, as anticipated by pilgrims, was having the best stage of spirituality.

“The aim of Hajj is for non secular advantages, it teaches one holiness and to have the concern of Allah throughout and after the Hajj,” he stated.

The cleric reminded the intending pilgrims that Hajj is without doubt one of the pillars of Islam, advising them to see it as a uncommon privilege to be nearer to Allah.

He urged them to go to Hajj with good minds, good deeds, love of mankind and make their requests within the title of Allah.

Earlier in his welcome deal with, Imam Shakiru Gafar, the Board Chairman, urged the contributors to ask questions the place crucial and cling strictly to guidelines.

The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) stories that particular prayers had been provided for a profitable administration of President Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, and Lagos residents.

SOURCE: NAN

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