Jigawa: N900 Million For 3,232 Intending Pilgrims

Jigawa: N900 Million For 3,232 Intending Pilgrims

Jigawa: N900 Million For 3,232 Intending Pilgrims

Dutse—Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board has paid over N900 million to the National Hajj Commission, NAHCON, for the 3,232 intending pilgrims this year.

The Executive Secretary of the Board and Sarkin Dawakin Tsargida of Gumel emirate,  Alhaji Muhammad, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen, said his office was not owing the National Hajj Commission on this year’s  Hajj fares, pointing out, however,  that the money was paid instalmentally.

Muhammad further said that the board had nearly completed all arrangements for this year’s Hajj, just as it had also submitted passports of 600 intending pilgrims to the Saudi Consulate Office in Kano for their Visa’s.

He said the board had also distributed hand luggages and uniforms to all the intending pilgrims,even as it hoped to give all pilgrims their basic materials before they leave for the Holy Land.

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