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The Ogun State Government will begin the COVID-19 vaccination of intending pilgrims for year 2021 hajj tomorrow in accordance with the directive of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).

A release by the Executive Secretary of the State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Babatunde Salau, stated that the vaccination is scheduled for Saturday, April 10 and Sunday 11, 2021 from 9.00am, saying it is compulsory for all intending pilgrims.

The release urged intending pilgrims to visit the Board’s Secretariat Complex, Block B, Oke- Mosan, Abeokuta, with their payment receipts for the purpose of identification and clearance for the vaccine.

It however added that those who had been vaccinated at their Local Government Areas, do not need to repeat the first dose, but should bring their vaccination card for necessary documentation, urging them to obey COVID-19 safety protocols by using their face-masks.

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