FCT Board To 2023 Hajj Intending Pilgrims: Topup Your Deposits To N2.5 Million
FCT Muslim Pilgrims Boards has urged Intending Pilgrims who missed last year’s Hajj to update their registration with the Board while those who deposited less than the minimum 2.5 Million Naira are requested to top up their deposit to book a seat for the 2023 Hajj exercise.
The Director of the Board, Mallam Muhammad Nasiru Danmallam gave the directives while briefing top Management staff on the first pre-Hajj visit to Saudi Arabia and preparation for 2023 Hajj activities.
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Mallam Muhammad Danmallam said the directives became necessary to enable the Board to compile the actual list of Intending Pilgrims for the exercise this year.
The Director also requested those who paid for the Hajj last year but missed the exercise due to any reason to report to the Board with the original receipt of payment to declare their interest to participate in this year’s hajj or get a refund.
He disclosed that a total of one hundred and eighty-five Intending Pilgrims who made the complete payment last year missed the hajj due to the shortage of Hajj seat slots as a result of insufficient Hajj allocation by Saudi Arabia.
The Director disclosed that the Board has already registered over one thousand Intending Pilgrims for this year’s Hajj exercise and has since kicked started arrangements for the Hajj operation.
He stated that Board has commenced negotiations with service providers in Saudi Arabia for the provision of Feeding and befitting accommodation in Makkah during the Hajj this year.
He reiterated the Board’s readiness to continue to render the best services to FCT contingent to this year’s hajj in line with the desire of the FCT Administration.
Muhammad Lawal Aliyu
PRO FCT- MPWB
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