Jigawa State Pilgrims Ready for 2024 Hajj with Full Payment from 1,200 Intending Pilgrims

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The Jigawa Pilgrims Welfare Board has announced that a total of 1,200 intending pilgrims in the state have completed full payment of the N4.69 million fare for the upcoming 2024 Hajj pilgrimage.

Alhaji Murtala Usman, the board’s Public Relations Officer, disclosed this information to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Wednesday. He revealed that the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) allocated a total of 1,518 slots to the state for the 2024 Hajj, with 1,200 intending pilgrims fulfilling their payment obligations.

Usman further highlighted the board’s commitment to ensuring a smooth and efficient exercise by implementing improvements in its operational processes. He emphasized that the orientation program for the intending pilgrims has already commenced, aiming to equip them with the necessary knowledge and conduct required for the Hajj pilgrimage through Islamic teachings.

“The training emphasizes the obligations, principles, and cardinal tenets of the Hajj, providing intending pilgrims with essential insights into the proper and acceptable performance of Hajj rites,” Usman stated.

Usman urged all intending pilgrims to actively participate in the training sessions, underscoring their significance in ensuring a successful and spiritually fulfilling Hajj experience. With preparations well underway, Jigawa State is poised to send its pilgrims to partake in the sacred journey with confidence and readiness.

Soukaina Sghir

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