Hajj 2023: We’ll Ensure Niger State Pilgrims depart from Minna – Niger Pilgrims Boss

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Press Release


The Niger State Government has promised to do everything humanly possible to ensure that the State Pilgrims are airlifted from Minna during this year’s #Hajj operation exercise.


The executive secretary, Alhaji Umar Makun Lapai stated this during a facility tour to Minna International airport by some officials of the National Civil Aviation Authority from Abuja.


The aim of the facility inspection tour by the NCAA officials to the airport was to ascertain the condition of some facilities at the airport and to identify areas that needs urgent attention by either the federal or state government before the commencement of the 2023 Hajj operations.


The areas inspected by the officials of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority at the Minna Airport, includes; Safety, navigation, runway, screening machines, departure hall and the entire vicinity of the Airport.


It could be recalled that the Minna International Airport was denied take off of passengers during last year’s spiritual journey.




Hassan D Idris


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