Lagos State Government has urged intending pilgrims to begin the compulsory pre-hajj medical screening.
The screening, it said, was designed to ascertain their medical status.
The State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board Secretary, Mr Rahman Ishola, spoke after a strategic meeting with representatives of the medical directors of the six designated state-owned general hospitals approved for the exercise.
The hospitals are the Lagos General Hospital, Lagos Island; Alimosho General Hospital, Igando; Badagry General Hospital; Epe General Hospital; Ikorodu General Hospital and the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja. Read more