The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has advised intending Muslim Pilgrims for 2024 to deposit a minimum of N4.5 million only pending its final determination by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).
A statement today, September 22, by the Assistant Chief Information Officer of the Board, Ahmad Saleh asked the intending pilgrims to make the payment through a bank draft, payable in favour of the FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Abuja.
The statement said that the board has fixed September 25th for the commencement of the sale of forms and registration of 2024 intending Pilgrims to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
It advinsed intending pilgrims to submit their valid international passports and NIN at the point of registration with the Area Officers at their respective Secretariats, in the six Area Councils in the FCT, nearest to them.
It said that the Board does not accept cash deposits and does not entertain registration by proxy, adding that the Board strictly adheres to the principles of first come, first serve principle.