All the 6000 Ghanaian members of the 2019 Hajj Pilgrimage who have paid up would be lodging in 4 and 5-star hotels in Saudi Arabia, the chairman of the Pilgrimage Affairs Office of Ghana, Sheikh I.C. Quaye has disclosed.
According to Sheikh I.C. Quaye, the process to verify the identities of the 6,000 has already started at the Hajj Village in Accra and the first batch of pilgrims will depart Tamale tentatively on July 24.
The chairman told Graphic Online that all the 6,000 pilgrims paid the entire GH¢19,500 fee before the April 30 deadline set by his office.
He said after the fingerprinting process, the passports of the pilgrims would be sent to the Saudi Arabian Embassy for visas.
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