2023 Hajj: Bauchi begins screening, inoculation of intending pilgrims Monday

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Press Release

Bauchi State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board in conjunction with Bauchi Primary Health Care Development Agency has fixed Monday 22nd May, 2023 to commence the screening and vaccination of all intending pilgrims against polio , yellow fever, meningitis and other contagious diseases which include inoculation against COVID-19.

This was contained in an announcement released to Media organisations by the Bauchi Pilgrims Board as part of its preparation to ensure a hitch free hajj exercise.

According to the arrangements the vaccination exercise will begin with Zaki, Gamawa, Shira and Giade LGA prospective pilgrims on Monday 22nd May, 2023.

The intending pilgrims from Katagum, Itas Gadau and Jamaare LGAs would be vaccinated on Tuesday 23 May , and those from  Darazo, Misau and Danbam LGAs will be attend to on Wednesday 24th May, 2023.

The vaccination team also scheduled to visit Ningi, Warji and Ganjuwa on Thursday 25th May and Dass, Tafawa Balewa and Bogoro on Friday 26th May, 2023.

Those from Toro LGA is Saturday 27th May , Kirfi and Alkaleri Sunday 28th and the exercise will end on Monday 29th May, 2023  with Bauchi LG, Board’s pilgrims, Government sponsored and Hajj Saving Scheme.

The arrangement choose General Hospitals of Gamawa, Giade, Azare, Jamaare, Misau, Ningi. Dass. Toro. Alkaleri and the Board  Headquarter respectively as the venues of the exercise.

While wishing all prospective pilgrims a Hajj Mabrur, the Board is also calling on all intending pilgrims that need more clarification on the exercise to contact either their Local Government Hajj Affairs Officer or the Board Headquarters along Adamu Jumba street, Bauchi.


Muhammad Sani Yunusa Information officer.

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