HAJJ 2023: First batch of Katsina pilgrims depart May 29

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Press Release


The Executive Director, katsina State Pilgrims welfare board Alhaji Suleiman Nuhu kuki has said that the board will commence the airlift of intending pilgrims for Hajj 2023 from the state on 29TH May.


The Executive Director was speaking Tuesday at the 2023 Hajj Stakeholders meeting held at the Conference Hall of the board.


Alhaji  Kuki said the board has concluded all arrangements towards a successful 2023 Hajj operation.


He commended the stakeholders for their support and dedication during last year’s Hajj operation and urged them to sustain the tempo.


The Executive Director also used the occasion to speak extensively on the readiness of the board to commence the airlift as scheduled.


Also speaking, the representative of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Kano Zonal office, said the commission has completed all arrangements for the successful flagging off of the 2023 Hajj airlift of Nigerian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.


He informed the meeting that the first batch of intending pilgrims from Nasarawa state will depart Nigeria to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia on May 25.


In their separate remarks, the representatives of Max Air, Nigeria Customs Service, Nigeria Immigration Service, The Nigerian Police Force as well as Port-health services among others, spoke extensively on the preparedness of their respective agencies for the exercise.



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