Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board has announced N1,463,410 as this year’s Hajj fare for Intending pilgrims from State, Daily Trust gathered.
The Executive Director of the Board, Mohammed Abu Rimi at a press conference said pilgrims are expected to complete payments before the end of Ramadan.
According to him, screening of intending pilgrims shall commence in due course noting that “We are within schedule regarding the implementation of the 2018 calendar of events adopted as a strategy for achieving successful operation.
He said, additional data capture centres have been increased by Saudi Authorities from 3 to 10 noting that the closest to us in Katsina are those in Kano and Sokoto.
About 4930 pilgrims are expected to perfom this year’s Hajj from the state.