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Tue. Jan 19th, 2021

Hajj Savings Scheme to be launched in Kaduna tomorrow

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The National Hajj Commission, NAHCON, in partnership with Kaduna State Pilgrims’ Welfare Board and Ja’iz Bank will tomorrow, Saturday 12th December 2020 launch Hajj Savings Scheme, HSS.

A statement by Fatima Sanda Usara, Head, Public Affairs Officer of NAHCON, the scheme would be rolled off the scheme in Kaduna in continuation with sensitization campaign on the HSS.

She said the activity, has been slated for 10: 00am at the Qur’anic Recitation Competition Hall, Kinkinau Kaduna state, follows that of Kogi state, launched on 2nd December, 2020.

Usara added that the event is expected to be graced by guests that include the general public and other dignitaries.

During sensitization programme, in Kaduna, the NAHCON Chairman advised all participants and organisers of the event to observe COVID-19 preventive protocols at all times.

“He made this reminder as a result of upsurge of the infection being currently experienced across the country and at global level as well. Alhaji Kunle Hassan reminded Nigerians that health of the intending pilgrims’ and other participants at the occasion is a concern to NAHCON and safeguarding it is among the Commission’s priorities.

“The NAHCON Chairman commended federal government’s effort in controlling the infection and promised that the Commission will safeguard the right practices always to check further spread of the infection,” the statement reads I’m part.

Meanwhile, Usara stated that Executive Chairman, E.C, of Kogi State Hajj Commission, KHC, Sheikh Luqman Imam Abdullahi, explained to the gathering that the objective of the HSS is to make preparations for Hajj easy, comfortable and stress free for intending pilgrims who cannot afford to pay for Hajj seat at a go.

“The KHC E.C enjoined participants to remember the NAHCON Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, in their prayers for the laudable programs he has introduced and to remain focused in his positive pursuits.

‘In his words, being able to see the good side of things even at the toughest of times is really a blessing from the Almighty. Sheikh Abdullahi called on stakeholders to come forth and pay for Hajj slots, “

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