H.E. Governor Aminu Bello of Katsina State has inaugurated a committee to refund a little over N62million to the last year’s pilgrims of the state. The money to be refund are from the National Hajj Commission (NAHCOM) and the process will commence from 25th to 27th of this month (25-04-2016 to 27-04-2016).
Four categories of the pilgrims outlined as the beneficiaries of the refund are 24 people who were not opportune to go to the hajj who are to be refunded with N636,477.76 each while another 24 people that didn’t collect food at Minna and Arafat ground will be refunded with N24,334.25 each. Also, families of those that died or missed in the stamped will receive N145,345.60 each. This is however not a compensatory payment (Diyya). Last but not the least, each of the 4,430 that did not received full care from the commission in the Holy land will be refunded with N10,193.50.