Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Hajj 2024 fare: Kebbi to support each of over 3, 000 pilgrims with N1m

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The Kebbi State Authorities has stated that it’ll contribute a million naira to every intending pilgrim following the rise within the 2024 Hajj fares.

Commissioner for Data and Tradition Alhaji Yakubu Ahmed-Birnin-Kebbi disclosed this whereas addressing a press convention shortly after an emergency State Govt Council assembly chaired by the Deputy Governor, Senator Umar Abubakar-Tafida, on Monday in Birnin-Kebbi.

The Nationwide Hajj Fee of Nigeria, NAHCON, had not too long ago introduced that every one intending pilgrims from Nigeria would pay a stability of N1.9 million to have the ability to carry out the 2024 Hajj.

Ahmed-Birnin-Kebbi affirmed that the state authorities promised to help every of the over 3,000 intending pilgrims from Kebbi State with N1 million every, whereas every of the pilgrims “is predicted to finish the remaining stability of over N900,000.”

The commissioner, who expressed satisfaction over the gesture, referred to as on potential pilgrims to stability up the remaining N0.9 million.

In regards to the current go to of a committee from the Federal Ministry of Aviation to the Ahmadu Bello Worldwide Airport, Birnin Kebbi, the commissioner stated the committee members have been excited with what they met on floor. The airport, he additional assured, had all that it takes for the airlift of pilgrims within the 2024 Hajj train.

Equally, Commissioner for Agriculture Alhaji Shehu Mu’azu confirmed {that a} 13-man committee has been arrange by the state authorities to research the current upheaval attributable to hooligans who attacked some warehouses and carted away meals objects.

He assured that not one of the state authorities’s shops have been attacked whereas commending the safety businesses within the state for bringing the scenario beneath management.

Mu’azu disclosed that the hooligans attacked Dangote palliatives meant for the folks of the state, however which weren’t dealt with by the state authorities.

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