Over N1.5m approved By FCT pilgrims board For 2019 hajj fare
- May 18, 2019 at 9:00 pm #27811
The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has approved N1.5 million as the 2019 Hajj fares for intending pilgrims in the territory.
Public Relations Officer of the Board, Muhammad Lawal, in a statement on Saturday said that all intending pilgrims from the territory would also get a flat Basic Travel Allowance (BTA) of eight hundred US dollars ($800.00) as fixed by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria ( NAHCON).
He said the release of the hajj fare was sequel to the release of its approved hajj fare for this year’s pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia by NAHCON.
He explained that the increase in the fare above that of 2018 was as a result of increase of cost of services in Saudi Arabia in addition to exchange rate of naira to a dollar.
The PRO restated the determination of the board to do all within its powers to provide a befitting services to those who would performed the 2019 hajj through it.<h4></h4>00
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