HAJJ 2024 FARE: KEBBI TO SUPPORT EACH OF OVER 3, 000 PILGRIMS WITH N1M.

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The Kebbi State Government has said that it will contribute one million naira to each intending pilgrim following the increase in the 2024 Hajj fares.
Commissioner for Information and Culture Alhaji Yakubu Ahmed-Birnin-Kebbi disclosed this while addressing a press conference shortly after an emergency State Executive Council meeting chaired by the Deputy Governor, Senator Umar Abubakar-Tafida, on Monday in Birnin-Kebbi.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, had recently announced that all intending pilgrims from Nigeria would pay a balance of N1.9 million to be able to perform the 2024 Hajj.
Ahmed-Birnin-Kebbi affirmed that the state government promised to support each of the over 3,000 intending pilgrims from Kebbi State with N1 million each, while each of the pilgrims is expected to complete the remaining balance of over N900,000.

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