Kwara approves disbursement of N21m to 2019 hajj pilgrims 

Tunde Akanbi, Ilorin 

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The Kwara State Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq has approved the disbursement of twenty one million naira to all the 2019 hajj pilgrims.

The Executive Secretary of the State Muslims Pilgrims welfare Board, Alhaji Tunde Jimoh stated this on Monday while speaking with newsmen in Ilorin.

According to him, the amount is the refund by the Saudi Arabian government for the services not rendered to the pilgrims.

Meanwhile, pilgrims from Ilorin West are scheduled to come for their refund on Wednesday this week, those from Asa and Ilorin South on Thursday and pilgrims from Ilorin East and Moro on Friday also this week.

Pilgrims from Kwara South are slated for Monday next week, those from Baruten, Patigi, Edu, Kaiama for Tuesday while non Kwaran Pilgrims are for Wednesday next week.

Alhaji Jimoh urged all the 2019 pilgrims to come along with their original e-passports, one photocopy of their e-passport and receipt of payment of Hajj fare.

 

Confidence Okwuchi

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