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Nigeria Announces 2022 Hajj Fares For Intending Pilgrims

By Ibrahim Danlami

NAHCON Chairman, Zikrullah Hassan has announced 2022 Hajj Fares for intending Pilgrims across the country.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by Asst. Director, Public Affairs of NAHCON, Fatima Sanda Usara, after an extraordinary meeting held by the Chairman of the Commission with Chief Executives of Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Boards in the NAHCON Hajj House Headquarters.

The statement says Nigerian Pilgrims for 2022 Hajj from Southern Nigeria are to pay N2,496,815.29, while their counterparts from Northern part of the country will pay N2,449,607,89.

It also said that Adamawa and Borno States are to pay N2,408,197.89 due to proximity to Saudi Arabia adding that the cost of air ticket is the major difference in the Hajj Fare.

Meanwhile, all states are to work with and exhaust the allocations they have been granted instead of waiting for more.

The statement also disclosed that Pilgrims will get their covid-19 PCR test done at a discounted rate of 30,000.

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