Kogi Muslim Hajj Commission commences registration for 2019 hajj exercise 




By Ameer Obansa, Lokoja

The Kogi State Hajj Commission Tuesday  said that registration for intending pilgrims for 2019 Hajj exercise  (1440 AH/2019 Hajj Exercise) has commenced in earnest.

In a statement signed by the Permanent member in  charge of Information and welfare, Alhaji Muhammed Jamiu Abdulbaqi put the hajj fare  at N1.5 million tentatively.
He said intending pilgrims are allowed to pay the fair in three instalment with an initial deposit of N500,000 commencing in November, 2018.
According to Abdulbaqi, all payments must be through bank drafts only, payable to the Kogi state Hajj Commission.
The commission equally warned  that no payment should be made through  individuals or group of persons by any intending pilgrims.
The statement added that the closing date for payments by any intending pilgrims is the end of January, 2019.
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