1,403 intending pilgrims from Kwara are expected to perform the 2022 Hajj in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Alhaji AbdulGaniyi Ahmed, the Executive Secretary of the Kwara Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, stated this during an interview with newsmen in llorin on Monday.
He said that the 1,403 seats allocated to Kwara out of the 43,000 meant for Nigeria were approved during the meeting of the chief executives of state Muslim pilgrims’ welfare boards, agencies and commissions in Abuja.
Ahmed further said that the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) had agreed on how it would distribute the 43,000 seats allocated to Nigeria out of the one million seats allocated to all the countries worldwide by the Saudi Arabian authorities.
The Royal Commission for Makkah City and Holy Sites, represented by the Kidana Comp…