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LOTUS Bank donates gift items to Muslim pilgrims

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LOTUS Bank has donated no fewer than 18,500 gift items to intending pilgrims heading to Mecca as part of its commitment to supporting the members of the Muslim community who will be undertaking the journey to the holy land later this month.

In collaboration with the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), LOTUS Bank delivered the gift items after initially supporting the National Hajj Conference, a two-day intensive workshop held in Abuja FCT, aimed at enhancing the pilgrimage experience for Nigerian Muslims.

The branded souvenirs which included relevant items that make the pilgrims’ journey more convenient and enhance their travel experience were distributed to the intending pilgrims across key locations in

Nigeria including Lagos, Abuja, and  Kano. The Bank also extended the gesture to NAHCON officials, armed forces personnel, and other private carriers who are customers of LOTUS Bank.

Pilgrimage for Hajj is of enormous spiritual significance to Muslims across the world, and the support by LOTUS Bank emphasizes its commitment to empowering the members of the community it serves in fulfilling their religious obligations and meeting other material and spiritual aspirations.

The partnership with NAHCON will play a vital role in ensuring that pilgrims embark on the journey with certainty of comfort which underscores the Bank’s core values of empathy and social impact.

Commenting on the initiative, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of LOTUS Bank, Kafilat Araoye commended the Hajj Commission for the opportunity to collaborate with them in facilitating this year’s pilgrimage, adding “that the donations of the gift items indicates the Bank’s dedication to serving the interest of the community”.

While noting that the gesture also reflects the Bank’s priorities of active engagement with communities and creating enduring value of social impact, Araoye further added that, “LOTUS Bank’s involvement in this initiative is not only about providing material support but also about fostering a sense of community and care among its customers and partners”.

“The collaboration with the Hajj Commission highlights the bank’s role in supporting significant cultural and religious events, reinforcing our commitment to customer and community service,” she said.

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