Get set for medical check up after Ramadan, Lagos tells pilgrims


FILE PHOTO: Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

The Executive Secretary of the Lagos Muslims Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mr Musbau Okoya, has urged intending pilgrims from Lagos State to get set for their medical tests after the Ramadan.

Okoya stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos.

He said that some hospitals in the state have been designated for the tests.

“Medical tests for the pilgrims will come up immediately after the month of Ramadan. You know it is important to know the health status of our pilgrims, to identify those who will need special care.

“Hospitals approved for the medical tests are the General Hospitals in Lagos, Epe, Ikorodu, Badagry, Gbagada, Ifako, Amuwo Odofin, and the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) in Ikeja,” he said.

Okoya advised the intending pilgrims to be spiritually prepared for the…

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