President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan left Abuja on Monday for Saudi Arabia to join millions of Muslim faithful around the world for Hajj.
This was disclosed by the Special Adviser on Media, Ola Awoniyi, in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja.
Awoniyi said that Lawan, while in the holy land would use the opportunity to pray for the peace, unity and progress of Nigeria.
He said that the Senate President would also pray for the success of the 9th National Assembly, currently on annual recess, in its legislative activities for advancement of the country.
He said that Lawan would be back to the country as soon as the Hajj rites are over.