Nasarawa State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has commenced registration of intending pilgrims for 2020 hajj in the state.
Executive Secretary of the Board Mallam Idris Ahmad Almakura announced this during a meeting with management and pilgrims Coordinators in Lafia.
Idris Almakura explained that the commencement of the registration followed the approval given by the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State Engineer Abdullahi Sule.
He noted that intending pilgrims for hajj 2020 are to deposit between N500, 000:00 and N1.5 Million naira pending the announcement official hajj fare for hajj 2020.
According to Almakura the meeting which was the first of its kind after the 2019 hajj was aimed at brainstorming on the success and challenges faced during the 2019 hajj with a view to addressing them to better the 2020 hajj.
He warned pilgrims coordinators against act capable of tarnishing their image and that of the board as the registration began.
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