Governor Masari Approves This Years Hajj Fares For The State’s Intending Pilgrims (See The Prices)
Katsina State Governor Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has approved this year’s hajj fares for the intending pilgrims in the state.
The Executive Director For the State Pilgrims Welfare board Alhaji Muhammad Abu Rimi disclosed this to newsmen.
The executive director said the sum of One Million Eighteen thousand and sixty eight Naira, ninety two kobo (N1,018,068.92k) has been approved as the price of the minimum fare with the basic travelling allowance of Seven hundred and fifty dollars ($750).
He also explained that the sum of One Million and sixty seven thousand three hundred and eighteen Naira and Nineteen kobo (N1,067,318. 19k) is also approved as the medium fare and a basic travelling allowance of one thousand dollars ($1000).
He then added that the maximum fare has the sum of one million, one hundred and sixty five thousand, eight hundred and eighteen Naira and Ninety two kobo (N1,165,818.92k) with the basic travelling allowance of One thousand and five hundred dollars ($1,500).
The executive director therefore advised the depositors to pay their balances between now and tuesday 21st June because the National Hajj Commission has fixed the end of this month as the deadline for the remittance of the the fares collected by states.