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Chief Of Kuje, FCT, Asks Intending Muslim Pilgrims To Pay N4.5 Million Before Dec 27

The Chief (Gomo) of Kuje in Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Haruna Tanko Jibrin, has asked Intending Muslim Pilgrims to make sure that they pay the fees demanded by the authorities before the deadline, which is December 27.
Already, the FCT Pilgrims Welfare Board had directed each intending pilgrim to pay the sum of N4.5 million for the journey to the Holy land next year for the annual hajj rites.
The Gono of Kuje, who addressed members of the management of FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board when they visited him in his palace, directed district and village heads to sensitize their subjects on the need to book for next year’s Hajj before the deadline.
The traditional ruler stressed the need for the intending Pilgrims to avoid rushing.
He explained the importance of Hajj as one of the five pillars of Islam and encourage his subjects to utilize the opportunity to get closer to the creator.

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This was even as the Director of the Board, Mallam Abubakar Adamu Evuti, said that the management team was in the palace in continuation of its sensitization tour to all relevant stakeholders on the registration for 2024 Hajj exercise.
The Director, who was represented by the Deputy Director, Finance and Account, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq Pada, said that the Board has fixed 27th of December as deadline for the collection of deposit to meet up with the deadline by National Hajj Commission of Nigeria for all states to remit fare of all intending Pilgrims.
District and village heads as well as Imams of various Juma’ah Mosques across the Area Councils attended the meeting.

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