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1,403 intending pilgrims from Kwara to perform 2022 Hajj — ES

 

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.

 

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