150 intending pilgrims from Bauchi to miss Hajj | Dailytrust

150 intending pilgrims from Bauchi to miss Hajj

Bauchi State Pilgrims Welfare Board
Bauchi State Pilgrims Welfare Board

The Bauchi State Pilgrims Welfare Board has asked 150 intending pilgrims to return home after being unable to secure visas for them.

Speaking with reporters in Bauchi, the Executive Secretary of the board, Abdurrahman. Ibrahim Idris said the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) had pledged to add 150 extra slots to the initial 1,363 Hajj seats allocated to the state to make it 1,513 Hajj seats.

FG revokes training contract for N/Delta ex-agitators

MURIC asks NECO to shift exam from sallah day

He said intending pilgrims for the initial 1,363 seats had been airlifted but they were unable to get Visa for the remaining 150 Hajj seats pledged by NAHCON.

He advised the intending pilgrims to take it as an act of God, saying the problem was not peculiar to the state. The information officer of the board, Muhammad Sani Yunusa, said the board had distributed N5,000 to each of the intending pilgrims not airlifted to reduce the burden of returning home

He also commended the intending pilgrims for their patience and perseverance.

Dear Reader,
Every day, we work hard to provide readers such as you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information. Quality journalism costs money. Today, we're asking that you support us to do more. Your support means that Daily Trust can keep offering journalism to everyone in the world. Sign up for as little as N1,000 to become a member. Learn more about our membership here

Bank transfers can be made to:
Zenith Bank
1017257739
Media Trust Ltd


Please send details of your bank transfer to the email or Whatsapp number below so that we can contact you.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

Inquiries:
Email: membership@dailytrust.com
Whatsapp: +234 806 990 3410