Kaduna Pilgrims Boards announce N1.5m as 2019 Hajj fare

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Kaduna Pilgrims Boards announce N1.5m as 2019 Hajj fare

Kaduna Pilgrims Boards announce N1.5m as 2019 Hajj fare

The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Boards of Kaduna State, on Saturday announced a fee of N1.5million as the 2019 Hajj fare for intending pilgrims in the state.

Malam Yunusa Abdullahi, who is the boards’ Public Relations Officer, made this known via a statement in Kaduna State.

The statement showed that the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria had approved N1, 549,297.09 as the 2019 Hajj fare for intending pilgrims to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The intending pilgrims would get a flat Basic Travel Allowance of $800.00.

Mr. Abdullahi made it known that the state overseer of the board, Imam Hussaini Ikara, explained that the fare was agreed on after computation of all hajj components, including accommodation in Makkah and Madinah respectively.

“No provision was made for minimum and or maximum BTA as practiced in the past.

“People who have partake in hajj in the last four years are to pay additional charges of 2,000 Saudi Riyals, the equivalent of over N162, 000.

Mr. Ikara urged all the intending pilgrims to fasten their payments as the visa processing has since begun and the need to pay the balance of the fare to NAHCON on schedule.

Kaduna Pilgrims Boards announce N1.5m as 2019 Hajj fare

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