Hajj 2023: NAHCON distributes 75,000 Hajj slots to States, 20,000 to Tour Operators
As the preparation for 2023 hajj begins, the national hajj commission of Nigeria said it has received 95, 000 hajj slots from Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah for 2023 hajj exercise.
This was revealed today in Makkah after the commission signed the 2023 hajj memorandum of understanding with Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah.
A statement signed by NAHCON’S Assistant Director, Information and Publications Mousa Ubandawaki said “the commission will distribute 75,000 to states Muslim pilgrims’ welfare boards/agencies while the remaining 20,000 will be distributes to NAHCON licensed private tour operators
The statement said “One of the highlights of the document is the confirmation of 95000 Haj slots to the country in this year’s Hajj with 75,000 allocated to the 36 state pilgrims welfare boards /Agency/Commissions including the FCT and Armed forces, while 20000 is allocated to the private Tour operators.
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