Ahead of 2019 hajj exercise, the Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board is set to commence enlightenment and education for its registered intending pilgrims for this year’s pilgrimage in all the enlightenment centres across the state. starting this week end.
A statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the Board, Yunusa Muhammad Abdullahi said that the “enlightenment which is set to commence this weekend, is aimed at teaching the intending pilgrims basic principles of Islam, holy pilgrimage and other principles of Hajj operations as well as rules and regulations governing pilgrims stay in Saudi Arabia.”
The Overseer of the Board, Imam Hussaini Sulaiman Tsoho said the enlightenment will be conducted every Saturdays and Sundays and that the attendance is compulsory for all the registered intending pilgrims.
Meanwhile, the Board has so far registered more than 1,500 intending pilgrims for 2019 hajj as the registration progresses.
A total of 6,636 hajj seats have been allocated to the state by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Abuja.