Hajj: FCT Intending Pilgrims Get Friday Deadline To Top Up Deposits

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON)

May 10, 2022

Intending pilgrims who have made deposits for the forthcoming Hajj with the FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board have till Friday May 13, to top up their deposits before the announcement of the actual Hajj fare by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).

The Director of the board, Mallam Muhammad Nasiru Danmallam, disclosed this while addressing the intending pilgrims during the second phase of education and orientation exercise that took place over the weekend at the permanent Hajj Transit Camp in Abuja.

Mallam Danmallam explained that the topping up of the deposits would enable the board establish its prospective master list for the trip to Saudi Arabia.

He emphasised that only intending pilgrims who had deposited up to the minimum of N2.5m by the deadline would be registered in the master list of the board for this years’ Hajj exercise.

He further disclosed that the activities for this year’s Hajj would continue on Friday, May 13, with medical screening of pilgrims from Gwagwalada and Kwali area councils.

He said pilgrims from Bwari, Kuje and Abuja Municipal Area councils would be screened on Saturday, May 14, while those who registered with the headquarters and Abaji Area Council would be screened on Sunday.

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