The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has approved N1,518,683.33 as the 2017 Hajj fare for Jigawa intending pilgrims.
Alhaji Ibrahim Hashim, Public Relations Officer, Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Thursday.
Hashim said that all intending pilgrims who had earlier paid N1 million as initial deposit would now pay the balance of N518,683.33 as soon as possible.
He explained that it was important for the intending pilgrims to complete the payment, to enable the board process their visa on time.
The spokesperson called on the pilgrims to strictly work with only zonal officers to avoid fraudsters.
NAN recalls that NAHCON allocated 2,677 seats to the state for 2017 Hajj. (NAN)
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