Dr. Abdul Hakeem Abdul Lateef, the Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs has been honoured with the Year 2017 Amir Hajj by the Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria, Lagos Chapter at its Annual Media Conference held at the Multi-Purpose Hall of Alausa Secretariat Mosque.
Speaking during the presentation, the Chairman of the Conference, Professor Lai Olurode, the Chairman of UNILAG Muslim Community, said it was an honour well deserved by the Commissioner for superintending a hitch-free, highly spiritually rewarding and very successful Hajj operation in 2017.
He also thanked Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode for providing all the support and facilities that made it possible to achieve this outstanding feat.
Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, in a speech delivered on behalf of Governor Ambode, commended the media practitioners for their encouragement and support for the present administration and urged them to continually highlight government activities to adequately inform the public of its achievements.
While expressing Ambode’s determination to continue his policy of participatory governance, he sought the support of the media and other segments of Lagos population for the Governor to protect his good legacies.