By: Mohammed Lawal Aliyu
The FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has been allocated 3,520 seats for the 2023 Hajj by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).
The allocation was released by the NAHCON as part of it’s seats allocation by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Board has since commenced the collection of Hajj fare deposit from intending pilgrims.
The Board had also commenced arrangements for the exercise to render first class services to FCT contingent during the Hajj operations this year.
It may be noted that the FCT Administration has directed that as usual registration of intending pilgrims is on first come first served basis via a bank draft payable to the the FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Abuja.