Hajj: Med-View Trav­els to air­lift 250 pil­grims

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Ab­dul­la­teef Aliyu, Lagos

About 250 in­tend­ing pil­grims would per­form the 2017 Hajj ex­er­cise through Med-View Trav­els Kon­sult, an arm of Med-View Air­line PLC, one of the of­fi­cial car­ri­ers par­tic­i­pat­ing in this year’s ex­er­cise.

The 250 pil­grims would form part of the in­ter­na­tional pas­sen­gers go­ing through var­i­ous tour operators in the coun­try.

Manag­ing Di­rec­tor and Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer of Med-View Air­line PLC, Al­haji Muneer Bankole who spoke dur­ing the sem­i­nar or­ga­nized for the in­tend­ing pil­grims, said MedView Trav­els Kon­sult as an arm of the com­pany had been in­volved in pack­ag­ing stress-free Hajj ex­er­cises in the last one decade.

At the sem­i­nar were agen­cies of gov­ern­ment like the Nige­rian Im­mi­gra­tion Ser­vice (NIS), Nige­ria Cus­toms Ser­vice (NCS), Nige­rian Drug Law En­force­ment Agency (NDLEA), the Port Health Ser­vice (Quar­an­tine) which pro­vided use­ful in­for­ma­tion to the pil­grims on the ex­er­cise.

The MD dis­closed that the air­line which air­lifted pas­sen­gers in Kaduna, Ilorin, Kwara state; as well as some South West states had mas­tered the busi­ness of Hajj op­er­a­tion.

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