Jigawa state Pilgrim Welfare Board has concluded arrangements to deposit N1,867,362,500 to National Hajji Commission as a payment of the 50 percent of total Hajji seat allocated to the state.
The Director operation of the Jigawa Pilgrim Welfare Board Alhaji Ahmad Umar Labbo stated this while brefing newsmen on their preparation for 2023 Hajji exercise.
He explained that the NAHCO has allocated the total of 1,525 Hajji seat to Jigawa state and they have already released 80 percent ‘of the allocation to the 27 local government area of the state.
” The substantial amount of these seat have already been sold this included 441 paid through Hajji saving in Jail Bank.
” However about 200 hundred were paid in GT bank. As the selling is ongoing I am optimistic that before the end of this month of February the board will exhaust all the allocation ”
“So I am calling on all intending pilgrims to quickly go to their nearest Centre officer for further explanation on how to pay for the Hajji seat before it finished ” Labbo stated
The Director operation however revealed that, their board has already get accomodations for their pilgrims in Mecca and it is very close to Ka”aba for easy spiritual exercise..
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