The airlift of states pilgrims to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will begin on the 25th of May 2023. The Chairman/CEO of NAHCON, Barr Zikrullah Hassan announced this today at the ongoing workshoo in Hajj Management organized to train leaders of Hajj missions across the hajj participating countries. The event being hosted by NAHCON while officials of Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah serves as resources persons.
The Chairman an advance team comprises of Medicals and other officials will depart on 21st of May while airlifts of states Muslim welfare boards pilgrims begin on May 25th. He said going by the schedules and plan, evacuation of all Nigerian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia will be concluded within 25 days.