President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Monday left Abuja for Saudi Arabia to join millions of Muslim faithful around the world for Hajj.
The Special Adviser on Media, Ola Awoniyi disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja.
Awoniyi said that Lawan, while in the holy land “would seize the opportunity to pray for the peace, unity and progress of Nigeria.”
“He will also pray for the success of the ninth National Assembly, now on annual recess, as the lawmakers engage themselves in legislative activities for the betterment and advancement of the country,” the statement added.
Awoniyi noted that the Senate President would be back to the country as soon as the Hajj rites are over.